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Ms. Codex 1784
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- University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
- Recipe book
- approximately 1860-1899
- Call Number:
- Ms. Codex 1784
- 1 volume
- Paper booklet comprise of culinary recipes probably created in the mid- to late-nineteenth century.
Cite as:Recipe book, approximately 1860 to 1899, Ms. Codex 1784, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Scope and Contents
A slim, ruled paper booklet tied together with a red ribbon probably created in the mid- to late-nineteenth century. A quotation written on the cover of the volume reads: "The turnpike road to peoples' hearts I find lies through their mouths, or I mistake mankind." The volume is comprised of culinary recipes including breads, dressings, desserts, meat dishes, salads, sandwiches, and sauces.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio
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Source of Acquisition
Sold by eyefortreasures67 (eBay), 2016.
Controlled Access Headings
- Codices (bound manuscripts)
- Manuscripts, American--19th century
- Cooking, American--19th century