Recipe book comprised of recipes for cooking, including many for curries; housekeeping formulas; wines; and medicines, including
remedies for ague, deafness, gout, sore throat, rheumatism, and typhus. Most recipes are attributed to named individuals including
Lady Fagg, Lady Monson, Lady Roche, Miss Colville, Miss Bedingfeld, Miss Bowles, Richard Jebb, Mrs. Cowslade, Baroness Philetsen,
Dr. Addington, Dr. Bateman, Dr. Reynolds, and Dr. Darwell. Near the end is copied "A famous receipt for salad," in verse by
Rev. Sydney Smith. Notes inside front and back covers by "R. W." are source of attribution: "Dear Grandmama's book Several
persons have written in it as well as myself" and "Grandmama Lady Frankland's Receipt Book." A number of additional leaves
have been sewn into the volume, these have recipes in "R. W."'s hand and in several other hands.