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Box W0019.01


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Commonplace book

 File — Box: W0019.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Shorter began this book as a young, unmarried woman in the 1830s. She used an album, printed by J. C. Riker, New York, that contains several prints of primarily New York-related engravings. The book contains recipes, poetry, quotations, notes from friends and family, and news clippings.She numbered the ninety-nine pages and included an index to the recipes. Examples of dishes and household items include beer, fried eggplant, tea cakes, numerous puddings (apple, potato,...
Dates: approximately 1835-1894