~ Some Reflections Upon Marriage: With Additions, by Mary Astell, 1730
~ A little pretty pocket-book: intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly; printed at Worcester, Massachusetts: by Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore, 1787via Library of Congress
"Spit not in the Room, but in the Corner, and rub it with thy Foot, or rather go out and do it abroad."

~ A little pretty pocket-book: intended for the instruction and amusement of little Master Tommy, and pretty Miss Polly; printed at Worcester, Massachusetts: by Isaiah Thomas, and sold, wholesale and retail, at his bookstore, 1787
via Library of Congress

"Spit not in the Room, but in the Corner, and rub it with thy Foot, or rather go out and do it abroad."

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760
~ Every Woman Her Own House-Keeper; or, The Ladies’ Library, printed for James Ridgway, 1796

~ Every Woman Her Own House-Keeper; or, The Ladies’ Library, printed for James Ridgway, 1796

~ Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodified and digested under distinct Heads, With Additions, By the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: Containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the GENTLEMAN and MAN OF FASHION; to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies, 1786via Internet Archive

~ Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodified and digested under distinct Heads, With Additions, By the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: Containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the GENTLEMAN and MAN OF FASHION; to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies, 1786
via Internet Archive

~ Receipt Book of Marmaduke Rawdon, circa 1637-1661via University of Minnesota Libraries

"Bread a day and a night ould is best after it is 4 or 5 dayes ould it doth dry the blood”

~ Receipt Book of Marmaduke Rawdon, circa 1637-1661
via University of Minnesota Libraries

"Bread a day and a night ould is best
after it is 4 or 5 dayes ould it doth dry the blood”

~ Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodified and digested under distinct Heads, With Additions, By the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: Containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the GENTLEMAN and MAN OF FASHION; to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies, 1786via Internet Archive

~ Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodified and digested under distinct Heads, With Additions, By the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: Containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the GENTLEMAN and MAN OF FASHION; to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies, 1786
via Internet Archive

~ The Receipt Book of Marmaduke Rawdon, circa 1637-1661via University of Minnesota Library"The pouder of box Leaves with Lavender [protecteth] against madness"

~ The Receipt Book of Marmaduke Rawdon, circa 1637-1661
via University of Minnesota Library


"The pouder of box Leaves with Lavender [protecteth] against madness"

~ Receipt Book of Marmaduke Rawdon, circa 1637-1661via University of Minnesota Libraries"for paine in the bellyTake the braines of an hare rosted & eat ther of and drinke some good wine after it & it is good.”

~ Receipt Book of Marmaduke Rawdon, circa 1637-1661
via University of Minnesota Libraries

"for paine in the belly
Take the braines of an hare rosted & eat ther of and drinke some good wine after it & it is good.”

~ Every Woman Her Own House-Keeper; or, The Ladies’ Library, printed for James Ridgway, 1796

~ Every Woman Her Own House-Keeper; or, The Ladies’ Library, printed for James Ridgway, 1796

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760"To Cure the Dead Palsy …Take a pound of Fresh Butter, and seven Frogs; boil them well together, and when it is strained it will make an Ointment."

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760

"To Cure the Dead Palsy …Take a pound of Fresh Butter, and seven Frogs; boil them well together, and when it is strained it will make an Ointment."

~ Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodified and digested under distinct Heads, With Additions, By the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: Containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the GENTLEMAN and MAN OF FASHION; to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies, 1786via Internet Archive"If you love mufic, hear it; pay fiddlers to play to you, but never fiddle yourfelf."

~ Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World. By the late Lord Chesterfield. Methodified and digested under distinct Heads, With Additions, By the Rev. Dr. John Trusler: Containing Every Instruction necessary to complete the GENTLEMAN and MAN OF FASHION; to teach him a Knowledge of Life, and make him well received in all Companies, 1786
via Internet Archive

"If you love mufic, hear it; pay fiddlers to play to you, but never fiddle yourfelf."

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760Historical Notes:
1)  “Sheep’s Lights" = sheep lungs 2) I am not sure whether “a Looseness" is constipation or diarrhea, but in either case it’s good to know that it can be eased with "comfortable Things”.

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760

Historical Notes:
1) “Sheep’s Lights" = sheep lungs
2) I am not sure whether “a Looseness" is constipation or diarrhea, but in either case it’s good to know that it can be eased with "comfortable Things”.

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760

~ The House-Keeper’s Pocket-Book, And Compleat Family Cook: Containing Above Twelve Hundred Curious and Uncommon Receipts in Cookery, Preserving, Candying, Pastry, Pickling, Collaring, &c., by Mrs. Sarah Harrison, 1760