A Guide to a Cookbook, 19th century Cookbook; 19th century. MS 81.10

A Guide to a Cookbook, 19th century

A Collection in
the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 81.10


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 81.10
Title
Cookbook, 19th century.
Extent
1 v. (264 p.)
Creators
R. Elwin, T. Watson, L. Wickam.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Cookbook, 19th century, Manuscript MS 81.10, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1981.


Scope and Content Information

This anonymous nineteenth-century, manuscript cook book contains recipes attributed to the Mesdames Elwin, T. Watson and L. Wickam. Includes recipes for meat, seafood, puddings, fruits, and wines. Also contained are directions for dying buff and for making cement. Several unsigned poems appear in the back of the volume.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Cookery (Fruit).
  • Cookery (Meat).
  • Cookery (Seafood).
  • Cookery, American.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Cookbooks.