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M. A. Inglis recipe book

Ms. Codex 1753

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Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Creator:
Inglis, M. A.
Title:
M. A. Inglis recipe book
Date [inclusive]:
1833-1866
Call Number:
Ms. Codex 1753
Extent:
1 volume
Language:
English
Abstract:
A volume containing the culinary recipes of M. A. Inglis, probably of England spanning the years 1833 to 1866. There are a few recipes for prescriptions, toiletries, and household items.
Cite as:
M. A. Inglis recipe book, 1833-1866, Ms. Codex 1753, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania
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Scope and Contents

Red paper-covered volume, probably from London, England, containing chiefly culinary recipes with "M. A. Inglis 1833" written on the inside front cover. The items in the volume span the years from 1833 to 1866. The volume appears to be written in two hands with many recipes bearing the initials A. L. There are recipes for puddings, cakes, fruit preserves, jellies, breads, meat dishes, curried dishes, and desserts. Included in the volume are medicinal prescriptions for coughs, cholera, and rheumatism. "Treatment of infants" attributed to surgeon Joshua Waddington is on two pages. In addition are formulas for toiletry items, for example, tooth powder. Included are some recipes for cleaning furniture and household items such as, permanent ink. There are instructions joining glass attributed to Scientific American. Two items have been laid in the volume. One is a portion of a prescription from chemist T. Curtis of London. The other item is a bifolium with recipes chiefly for meat dishes.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts,  April 2016

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Donna Brandolisio

Access Restrictions

This codex is available for research.

Use Restrictions

Copyright restrictions may exist. For most library holdings, the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania do not hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the requester to seek permission from the holder of the copyright to reproduce material from the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Source of Acquisition

Sold by Dominic Winter Auctioneers (Cirencester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom), 2016, lot 384.

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Controlled Access Headings

Form/Genre(s)
  • Codices (bound manuscripts)
  • Cookbooks
  • Manuscripts, English--19th century
  • Prescriptions
  • Recipes
Subject(s)
  • Cooking, English--19th century
  • Traditional medicine--19th century--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions

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Collection Inventory

Volume

M. A. Inglis recipe book, 1833-1866.

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