Remove peel and cut raw pumpkin into slices 1/4 inch thick and 1 or 2 inches long. Place in a stone jar or earthenware container and add sugar. Let mixture stand overnight. Drain liquid from pumpkin and boil liquid until it spins a thread. Add sliced pumpkin and remaining ingredients. Cook until thick and clear. Pour into sterilized jars and seal.
This one is from a pile of recipes that belonged to my Mom's Irish grandmother. Born in Ireland but raised in the US, it's clear to see that Sara had a lot of patience for cooking. She also had 8 children. The woman was a miracle in skirts!