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Foster, Jane (& others)

  • Foster, Jane
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Collection of cookery receipts, followed by a few medical receipts: with additions by several hands. Inside the lower cover: 'Jane Foster. Her Book. 1739'. Above this 'Francis Watkins Esqre. Paramatta New South Wales' probably written c. 1825. Jane Foster has also written her name inside the upper cover. The latest date is 1794 on the recto of the 10th leaf from the end.



Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + 51 ff. + 71 ll. 4to. 24 × 181/2 cm. Original half-vellum binding. Some leaves have been cut out from different parts of the volume. Many leaves are damaged by damp at the margins and corners.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

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/230.

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  • English

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