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Manuscript cookery book, approximately 1750-1900, bulk approximately 1750-1800

Identifier: 2007-047
Content Description An 18th-century commonplace book , used as a cook book, predominantly written in a contemporary hand in black ink. Nearly two hundred and seventy food and beverage recipes from the 18th century. A second hand begins with the date of 1776, and contains twelve recipes. The final six leaves are blank. No specific compiler is identified, though many recipes indicate their source, e.g. Mrs. Broughton, Mrs. Goldsmith, etc.
Dates: approximately 1750-1900, bulk approximately 1750-1800 Res

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  • Subject: Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Cookery X