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Nelson Family

  • Nelson Family
Late 18th century
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Transcript of an unidentified Cookery book. Written by several members of the Nelson family. The transcription is by various members of the Family, as noted in the text. P. 63. E. Nelson junior. Finis. Eliz. Nelson Senior. P. 65. E. Nelson Senior. Finis. Sarah Nelson began. P. 137. Sarah Nelson Speed. Finis. W. J. Speed began. P. 142. W. J. Speed Finis; 143. W[illia]m H. Nelson began. On p. 180 is an added receipt by a different hand dated 1820.


Late 18th century

Physical description

1 volume 180 pp. + 1 l. 4to. 19 × 16 cm. Original green vellum binding repaired: re-backed in cloth.


Acquisition note

Purchased 1931.

Ownership note

Armorial book-plate of George Nelson slightly defective. 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).


  • English


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