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[Commonplace book]

[Commonplace book]

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Creator: Feilding (Fielding) family
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Date: [ca. 1684]
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Binding: covers and spine embroidered in flower pattern with metal and fabric threads.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, of a collection of about 73 entries, including prayers, poems on primarily romantic subjects, and culinary and medicinal recipes for such items as "orange water the Countess of Desmonds way"; black pudding; "to make hair black"; and "for Hot Sore Eyes." Other include one titled "upon my Lady Desmonds Reproaching of me Rongfully" and another addressed to "Aminta" which asks her to "think on thy Feildings dying grones." The volume also includes genealogical information on members of the Feilding family born between 1637 and 1651.
Physical Description:
1 v. (ca. 80 p.) ; 17 x 11 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 14884725
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