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Martha Washington's Booke of cookery : and, Book of sweetmeats : being a family manuscript, curiously copied by an unknown hand sometime in the seventeenth, which was in her keeping from 1749, the time of her marriage to Daniel Custis, to 1799, at which time she gave it to Eleanor Parke Custis, her granddaughter, on the occasion of her marriage to Lawrence Lewis / transcribed by Karen Hess with historical notes and copious annotations.

Hess, Karen. (Other).

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  • ISBN: 0231049307
  • ISBN: 9780231049306
  • Physical Description: ix, 518 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1981.

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General Note:
Transcription of: A booke of cookery and A booke of sweetmeats, a ms. owned by Martha Washington.
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliography: p. 469-489.
Subject: Washington, Martha, 1731-1802.
Cooking, English > Early works to 1800.
Cooking > Virginia > Early works to 1800.
Matlagning > 1700-talet > kokböcker.

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