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Manuscript recipes


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

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The author of this early nineteenth-century manuscript recipe book is unknown.

Biographical information derived from the collection.

Held together by a pin, this very small, unbound manuscript consists of eight pages of American food recipes, mostly desserts, with the exception of one recipe for sausage. The dessert recipes include hard gingerbread, New York cup cake, tea cake, cream pies, and bride's cake.

The recipes are written in ink, with one in pencil, and appear to be in the same hand. The paper is worn, with spots from water damage.

Processed and encoded by Lindsey Baker, June 2007.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2007 June 18
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

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Collection Inventory

Manuscript recipe book, approximately 1830s.
Item 0147
Physical Description

1 volume

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