Elizabeth Capell recipe book
- 1699 - 1715
Contains culinary recipes and recipes for medical remedies, in the handwriting of several different authors. The last page is a copy of "the Story of Bembo, a Primitive Christian," originally published in Oxford in 1689 by minister Richard Allestree.
- Capell, Elizabeth (Person)
Restrictions on access
Open for research; digital version available.
Restrictions on use
This manuscript is in the public domain.
1 Linear Feet (1 container) : 94 unnumbered pages ; 18 cm
Language of Materials
Because the current accessioning system was not used until January 1986, it is not possible to know exactly the dates of acquisition of materials received before that time.
Existence of digital copies
Available digitally. Links are included in the inventory.
Materials Specific Details
Modern vellum case binding with fragments of the original limp vellum binding. Annotations on front pastedown: "Elizabeth Capell her receip[ts] Anno Dom[in]i 1699; Elizabeth Capell her book; S. Maude 1892." Bookseller's label on front pastedown, partially torn away: "H. Cleaver."
This item was formerly called "Cooking notebook".
- Elizabeth Capell Recipe Book
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