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Martin, John. Book of Receipts
Crerar Ms 114
242 p. (17 cm.)
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Manuscript book in several hands, featuring recipes for cakes, ales, puddings, meats, etc.
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Manuscript book in several hands, featuring recipes for cakes, ales, puddings, meats, etc. Includes alphabetical table of contents. Entered in from the opposite side, "A bill of the linnen [sic] put up by Mrs. Martin, Brundish, April ye 15, 1720," listing household goods (possibly a trousseau). Inscribed inside front cover: "Sarah this book was given to Eliz Bearl[?] by my dear son John Martin who departed this life to live with God the 28th of Aprill [sic], 1718. Mary." Also signed, "Eliz Bearl[?]." Inscribed inside back cover: "A receite B/ AA receite Boock/ Booke ," and in a different hand, "To I.H. Cromshey from I.W. Cromshey, 1897." Ex libris: "Mrs. Martin to her daughter Mary Martin," "I. W. Cromshey," "I. H. Cromshey," and "Eliz Bearl[?]." Bound in contemporary leather. Binder's title: "Book of receipts."
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Crerar Ms 114