Recipe book : manuscript, 1840-1860.
1 volume (16 leaves).
- Crosby, Dixi, 1800-1873.
Traditional medicine -- Formulae, receipts, prescriptions.
- Manuscripts, American -- 19th century.
- Household recipes for disinfectants, inks, glue, varnish, white wash, etc.; medical recipes for croup, bee stings, stammering, liniments, laxatives; and culinary recipes for apple butter, boiling rice, curing hams, elderberry wine, and vinegar, written in one hand in a notebook with a paper cover with "Recipes" on front. Attribution to David Johnson from f. : "Recipe for a liniment for my lame shoulder by Dr. Dixi Crosby of Hanover, N.H. April 24, 1846 - David Johnson." Other recipes attributed to Hiram Johnson, Joseph F. Tilden, Dr. E. V. Watkins and copied from publications in Vermont, Maine, and Albany, N. Y. 6 leaves cut out before final leaf.
- Penn Provenance:
- Sold by Carmen D. Valentino (Philadelphia), 1999.
- Cited as:
- UPenn Ms. Coll. 312
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