Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a mid-nineteenth-century cookbook and extracts from scrapbook of Mrs. Alexander (Charity Sophia) Brett. Includes a "Cure for Cancer," a "New broth for the sick," a "remedy for cholera," etc.
- Brett, Charity Sophia Rutland (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Charity Sophia Rutland, daughter of Rutherford and Christian Stevenson Rutland, was born on 23 April 1825, in Wilson, Tennessee. She married Alexander Brett (1815-1881); they couple had five children: (1) Rutland (1858-1858); (2) Jeffella (1862-1936); (3) Sarah (1864-1880); (4) Jordon Rutherfold (1867-1936); and (5) Frances (1870-1880). She died on 2 September 1881.
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Mid-nineteenth-century combination cookbook and scrapbook that includes a "Cure for Cancer," a "New broth for the sick," and a "remedy for cholera," among others.
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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
- Guide to the Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book
- February 2008
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