Whelp….we put this off long enough. Shame on us. It’s long overdue that we discuss the early 19th century smuggling exploits of Sarah Smith Emery of Newburyport. Sarah was born in Newbury, Massachusetts in 1787. During the War of 1812 Emery and her husband dominated the Newburyport smuggling trade. In 1879 her daughter published Sarah’s memoirs, entitled Reminiscences of a Nonagenarian. A large segment of the writings describe her exploits of smuggling imported goods literall
We would like to apologize for our lack of blog postings recently. Between family commitments, getting Untapped History ready for its second tour season and putting together podcasts (yes, those are being released this summer), we’ve been a tad busy.
So please accept our deepest apologies for not posting.
To make it up to you here are five historic alcoholic drink recipes to try this summer!
Hannah Wooley Punch (17th Century)
Yield: 15 cups
10 ounces He