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Branch, Deborah

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Deborah Branch her book. March 10th 1725. A collection of cookery receipts, with a few medical and other receipts, etc. Pp. 1-118. Cookery receipts. 120-154. Medical receipts. 155-157. Blank. 158-160. Miscellaneous receipts. 161-174. Verses. The upper cover is inscribed on the outside 'Deborah Bragge Her Receipt Book'. This is presumably her name before marriage.



Physical description

1 volume 3 ll. + 175 pp. 4to. 191/2 x 16 cm. Original vellum binding. P. 172/3 has been cut out. P. 136 has been dropped in the pagination.


Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

Ownership note

From the John Hodgkin Collection of Cookery-books.

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/205.


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