Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI
Ms. Codex 388 Account book and recipe book
TitleAccount book and recipe book
Call numberMs. Codex 388
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 2362774
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Arithmetic and account book also used for recipes. First 15 leaves have tables for weights, money, and basic arithmetic written in an elegant hand with flourishes. Several pages comprise accounts dated 1699-1703, including taxes paid for Priors Court, a number of payments to William Cooke, to other workers, and receipts from rents. Middle section has "cookrey" in a third hand, a section of medical recipes, including remedies for pregnant and lactating women; and several additions in other hands.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent86 leaves : 195 x 148 mm. bound to 203 x 160 mm
FoliationPaper, i (contemporary paper) + 86 + i (contemporary paper); [1-86]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
BindingContemporary leather; several gatherings nearly or completely detached.
- Gift of Esther Bradford Aresty, 1995.
- Arithmetic--Early works to 1900
- Cooking, English--Early works to 1800
- Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions--Early works to 1800
- Account books
- Tables (documents)
- Manuscripts, English--17th century
- Manuscripts, English--18th century
- Manuscripts, European
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