Recipe book, 1806-1815, of William A. Baker, of Winchester, Va., containing recipes for beer, wine, and liquor as well as formulae for varnish, sealing wax, cosmetics, medicinal remedies, ink, and dyes. The volume also includes pen and ink sketches (tinted with watercolor) showing the construction of a piano with detailed notes and genealogical data concerning the Foster and Baker families.
Recipe book, 1845-1846, of Betsy Woodson V. Morton which includes home remedies, and detailed instructions and diagrams for dyeing and weaving counterpanes, carpets, and dimity.
Papers, 1765-1922, of the Carpenter family of Rockingham County, Virginia. Includes papers of John Carpenter, William Carpenter and Thomas W. Carpenter. Includes letters, 1837, from Tennessee; and letters, 1851-1853, from Missouri; Confederate currency; accounts, 1810-1817, of C. T. Jones with Doctor John B. Botts; the will of Godfrey Hoge of Philadelphia; and a manuscript recipe booklet, ca. 1800.
Recipe book, 1856, of Rebecca H. Duvall, Point Jefferson, La.
Recipe book of Elizabeth Hilleary. Per note on the inside of the front cover, she lived in Selma, but the state is not given. Book contains manuscript notes and newspaper clippings of recipes. Includes loose handwritten recipes, some written for her cousin Rebecca Duvall and others, and loose newspaper clippings.
Recipe book, 1835-1860, of an unidentified person which includes home remedies and cleansers.
Memorandum book, ca. 1850-1863, which may have been kept in Virginia by several different individuals including [Isabella Stuart Waller, George Mercer, and Mary Morris ?]. The volume contains some diary pages, resolutions for good housekeeeping, recipes, verse, and household inventories.
Recipe book, circaca. 1850-1900, of an unidentified person. The volume includes newspaper clippings of household hints pasted over Tables of Comparative Etymology and Analogous Formations . . . for Various Languages by John Lewis (Philadelphia, 1838). There are also loose papers.