Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Receipt book [manuscript].

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Source Title: 
Receipt book [manuscript].
Image Details: 
3rd pagination (old pagination in top right corner of right page): folio 14 verso || folio 17 recto two numbered stubs (page 23 || page 24; page 25 || [page 26] in gutter Index by food type
Source Created or Published: 
ca. 1700
Physical Description: 
page 22 (folio 11 verso) || page 27 (folio 12 recto)
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
Title (Hamnet): 
Receipt book [manuscript], ca. 1700.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
159 leaves.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Manuscripts - 17th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Cookbooks - 17th century - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Medical formularies - 17th century - Manuscripts.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Commonplace books - 17th century - Manuscripts.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Locke, John, 1632-1704, attributed name.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Masham family of Oates (Essex), former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Missing first few leaves.
Notes (Hamnet): 
It has been claimed that the Latin entries are in John Locke's hand, but Peter Laslett (Trinity College, Cambridge) thinks not.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Originally an unfinished Latin commonplace book, with brief quotations under such headings as Virtus, Mors, Philopohia; later, and perhaps over a long period, filled with recipes, including medical formularies, in many hands.
Notes (Hamnet): 
In English with Latin headings.
Provenance (Hamnet): 
The book appears to have come from the Masham Family of Oates (Essex), where John Locke lived.
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