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Born Elizabeth Savage at Warwick, England she married physician Walter Landor (1732-1806?) in April 1774. The Landor's lived in Warwick and had seven children: the eldest was poet Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864) followed by Elizabeth Savage (1776-1854), Charles (1777-1849), Mary Anne (1778-1818), Henry Eyres (1780-1866), Robert Eyres (1781-1869), and Ellen (1783-1835). The Landor family lived on estates in Warwick and Ipsley Court, Warwickshire.
Volume with a decorative paper cover containing recipes probably written and collected by Elizabeth Landor. Several of the fifteen leaves laid in the volume with recipes are addressed to Mrs. Landor in Warwick and Ipsley Court and one leaf is addressed to Dr. Landor. The first fourteen leaves of the volume are titled "Numeration" listing comparative weights and measures and arithmetic problems and exercises for subtraction and multiplication. The remainder of the volume comprises numerous culinary recipes for making wines, sauces, meat dishes, puddings, cakes, and tarts. Some recipes have attributions and include Mrs. Jago, Mrs. Clarke, Mrs. Wild, Mrs. Gregory, and Mrs. Trehernes. Preceding the recipes is a crossed out portion of a poem. One leaf laid in the volume bears a watermark with the year 1795.
Sold by Samuel Gedge Ltd. (Mundesley, England), cat. 21 (2015), no. 59.
- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Finding Aid Author
- Donna Brandolisio
- Finding Aid Date
- April 2016
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