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Mary Barker's Receipt Book from 1742 to 1836
Mary Barker's Receipt Book from 1742 to 1836 Mary Barker's Receipt Book from 1742 to 1836 Mary Barker's Receipt Book from 1742 to 1836 Mary Barker's Receipt Book from 1742 to 1836

Mary Barker's Receipt Book from 1742 to 1836

Our Price: £110.00
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DESCRIPTION: Although this is titled Mary Barker's Receipt Book it was actually written by Ellonar Gray. The book is a typed book, I assume by May Barker. The first page explains - ELLONAR GRAY HER RECEIPT BOOK alias Elleanor Russell 1742. Then it was Eleanor Walter's the daughter of the above Eleanor Gray  and at the decease of the above Eleanor Walter New Romney, it was given to her Niece Mary Barker Junior whose property it now is, and much valued, as containing some very good receipts - And at Mary Barker's death it is to go to Eleanor Walter. 106 pages of food recipes and 26 pages of remedies. Approx 200 recipes of all types of food, home made drinks and remedies.
I can't find any record of any of the above ladies and there is no date for the set up of the book as it is. A unique book. OTHER DETAILS BOOK CONDITION: Good  A hand bound book with leather spine, the spine is missing and the front cover has come loose but the contents are clean and sturdy. BINDING TYPE: Hardcover LANGUAGE: English SIZE: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall
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