This section is from the "The New Home Cook Book" book, by Ladies Of Chicago Et Al. Also available from Amazon: The Home Cook Book: Tried, Tested, Proved.
Mrs. G. H. L. Five cups Indian meal, yellow, five cups sour milk, three cups rye flour, one-half cup molasses, one tablespoon saleratus.
Mrs. A. T. Hall.
One pint of meal, one pint of flour, one pint of milk, one teacup of molasses, one teaspoon of soda, one-half of cream tartar; steam two hours and bake half an hour.