Title supplied by cataloger; dating based on watermarks and date of 1828 appearing in manuscript (p. 95).
Oversize recipes removed from volume cataloged as Misc Mss 15.
Pagination: Paper, 88; 1-54, [55-176]; 98-131 are blank; 134-174 are numbered 1-11, starting from the end; partial contemporary pagination in ink, upper outer corners, modern pagination in pencil, lower right recto.
Script: First hand, 1-36 and 165-174; second hand, 37-94 and 136-165 and items laid in (date 1793 on oversize item removed from volume); third hand, 97-99 and items laid in, with date 1828. The first and second hands seem related, as attributions for recipes repeat in both hands.
Watermark: L. van Gerrink, 1765-1766 (Churchill, marks no. 253 and 411).
Binding: Contemporary parchment.
Origin: Written in England between 1765 and 1830.