Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Hanmer (née Jennens), Esther ( -1764) (& others)

  • Hanmer, Esther, d.1764.
Date
c.1750-c.1825
Reference
MS.2767
  • Archives and manuscripts
  • Online

Available online

view Hanmer (née Jennens), Esther ( -1764) (& others)

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: Hanmer (née Jennens), Esther ( -1764) (& others). Public Domain Mark

About this work

Description

Receipt book containing medical and cookery receipts, by several hands, mostly of the second half of the 18th cent. There are a number of receipts, etc. pasted in or inserted loose, many of the early 19th cent. Among these is one franked by Charles Brietzcke [1738-1795]. An added section is on paper water-marked 1805.

Publication/Creation

c.1750-c.1825

Physical description

1 volume 6 ll. + 202 pp. + 141 pp. + 49 ll. + 2 bl. ll. 4to. 20 × 16 cm. Original rough calf binding, damaged.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1932.

Biographical note

This collection seems to have been originally compiled by Esther Hanmer, the 'E.H.' of p. 129 of the second pagination. She married William Hanmer, and her maiden name was Jennens. Her daughter, also Esther, married Assheton Curzon, 1st Viscount Curzon [1730-1820]. She was grand-daughter of Sir Robert Burdett who had married Mary Pigott ('Grandmama Pigott' p. 57). A receipt for William Hanmer dated 1754, has been pasted in towards the end of the volume.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

Location of duplicates

Microfilm reference: AMS/MF/204.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores

Permanent link