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- 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
1 volume 180 pp. + 1 l. 4to. 19 × 16 cm. Original green vellum binding repaired: re-backed in cloth.
Armorial book-plate of George Nelson slightly defective. From the John Hodgkin Collection of Cookery-books.
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).