Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection
Source Creator:
Carr, Anne, active 1674, compiler.
Source Title:
Choyce receits collected [out] of the book of receits, of the Lady Vere Wilkinson [manuscript] / begun to be written by the Right Honble the Lady Anne Carr, Jan. 28 1673/4.
Source Created or Published:
1674-1770.
Physical Description:
p.63 [numbered from back]: Damson Wine receipt
Source Call Number:
V.a.612
Digital Image File Name:
54775
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Hamnet Bib ID:
243782
Hamnet Holdings ID:
308828
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Carr, Anne, active 1674, compiler.
Title (Hamnet):
Choyce receits collected out of the book of receits, of the Lady Vere Wilkinson [manuscript] / begun to be written by the Right Honble the Lady Anne Carr, Jan. 28 1673/4.
Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 volume (178 leaves) ; 15 x 10 cm.
Alt. Title (Hamnet):
Receipt book of Anne Carr
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
England,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
1674-1770.
Notes (Hamnet):
Lady Anne Carr (Ker or Kerr), the writer of the bulk of the first half of the manuscript, is likely to have been a member of the Kerr family, Earls of Ancram and of Lothian.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Wilkinson, Vere, -1708.
Notes (Hamnet):
A collection of over 200 culinary recipes and medicinal preparations, compiled starting in 1674, with additions in multiple hands well into the 18th century (latest dated recipe: "To make Lemon Catchup. Mr. Norris 1770" (part 2, p. 121)). Contains a large number of recipes for cakes, biscuits, preserves, sausages, and wines, as well as cures for ailments such as convulsion fits, worms, and colds. Also contains a few household recipes ("To draw the Essence of all sorts of smelling fflowers, without any fire w[hi]ch is the secrett way of The Italians" (part 1, leaf 27), "To Dye Purple" (part 2, p. 38), "To Dye black" (part 2, p. 125)) and 17 pages of religious writings at the beginning of part 2, including "A sermon preached before king James at Trinity Colledge in Cambridge, vis, The Happiness of Peace vpon Psalme 144 vers. 15 ... By John Staughton, Doctor in Divinity, somtime Fellow of Emanuell Colledge in Cambridge" (part 2, p. 1-10) and The Love-sicke spouse, a sermon preached at St. Paule's Cross upon the 5th of Cant. (part 2, p. 10-13).
Notes (Hamnet):
Sources frequently indicated. Includes multiple recipes attributed to Mrs. Thorney, Dorothy Harrington, and Elizabeth Clinton, Countess of Lincoln (e.g. recipe number 40: "The Countesse of Lincolns way of makeing pancakes, which she used to make for the King & Dutchesse of York" (part 1, leaf 20)).
Notes (Hamnet):
Part 1 (foliated by cataloger): 45 leaves. Part 2 (beginning from rear of volume; with partial contemporary pagination): [8], 201, [202-258] pages (pages 153-[258] blank)
Notes (Hamnet):
Most of the recipes in part 1 are numbered.
Notes (Hamnet):
Includes 2 partial indexes (part 1, leaves 44-45; part 2, p. 127-139)
Notes (Hamnet):
Sheepskin binding; remnants of clasps; front board partially detached.
Notes (Hamnet):
Acquired from Maggs Bros., 2011.
Subject (Hamnet):
Cookbooks -- 17th century -- Manuscripts. rbgenr
Subject (Hamnet):
Medical formularies -- 17th century -- Manuscripts. rbgenr
Subject (Hamnet):
Sermons -- 17th century -- Manuscripts. rbgenr
Subject (Hamnet):
Manuscripts -- 17th century. aat
Subject (Hamnet):
Clasps (Binding) -- 17th century. rbbin
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Stoughton, John, -1639.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Hixon, Susanna, active 1674, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Wordsworth, Edward, 17th century, former owner.
Provenance (Hamnet):
Inscribed "Susanna Hixon her book Jan: 28" (part 1, leaf 1) and "Edward Wordsworth" and "Susan Hixon Her booke May 17 1674" (part 2, page [1]).
Call Number (Hamnet):
V.a.612

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