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Collection: Early modern recipe books

Veena
Veena added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Saint John, Johanna (MS4338), saying “Just bleed-through from previous page”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “seigner - saigner”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “crain = crin”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “I've been expanding the symbols where I can, with help from internet sources - (e.g. https://www.google.com/search?q=alchemy+symbols&client=firefox-b-d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiXpKOV74n4AhXDnFwKHUpMA7gQ_AUoAXoECAIQAw&biw=1536&bih=820&...”Note Added
etorresjohnson
etorresjohnson added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “Where possible I recreated symbols directly, otherwise I noted that a symbol occurred. Not sure what they stand for — ⊙ = gold?”Note Added
Veena
Veena added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: The Regiment of Healthe (MS674), saying “On many of these pages, there are symbol drawings of the sign being discussed in the margins. Is there a way to transcribe those symbols?”Note Added
AreejShah1
AreejShah1 added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Fanshawe, Lady Ann (1625-1680) (MS7113), saying “The entire first recipe is either underlined or crossed out. I have underlined it for now but I wasn't sure which it was.”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “I don't know what C:P: stands for, but 'curatio perfecta' suits the context.”Note Added
Veena
Veena added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160), saying “I am still learning, but it truly is one of my favorite hobbies. I look forward to the updates as they come in!”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: John and Joan Gibson: medical recipe book (MS311), saying “Thank you for letting us know that this wasn't clear, and for your work on the transcription! I've added a note about page breaks to the transcription conventions on FromThePage.”Note Added
Katy Mair
Katy Mair added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160), saying “Hi Veena, thanks for flagging, I think I might need to check the original and possibly get new images of a few pages- is looks as though there is something running up the left hand margin as well yet the image before doesn't seem to reflect that. ...”Note Added
LauraA
LauraA added a note to page 3 in the work University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045), saying “Do is an abbreviation for ditto - an instruction to repeat the above information, in this case almost certainly the attribution of the recipe to Mrs. Williams. The transcription is correct, but the usage is not a common one. When it is used in mod...”Note Added
Stittches
Stittches added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: John and Joan Gibson: medical recipe book (MS311), saying “Unsure about symbol/abbreviation in upper right corner of page, linking two ingredients together, ”Note Added
BellaW
BellaW added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903), saying “Another case of specific pots or utensils are used -- an "Earthen...Pott" an "iron ball on wood" for certain cures. ”Note Added
LauraA
LauraA added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903), saying “The Malt Drink recipe appears in other manuscripts under the name Braggat/Bragget, a Welsh term for honied ale. ”Note Added
LauraA
LauraA added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903), saying “The recipe for White Mead is present in (with variations) in other MSS of dates between the mid 17th and mid 18th c. ”Note Added
BellaW
BellaW added a note to page 69 in the work University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045), saying “Line 23 -- the recipe states to specifically use "a silver saucepan." I'm planning to do some digging into the Early Modern relationship between items food was cooked in and the food themselves. ”Note Added
BellaW
BellaW added a note to page 69 in the work University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045), saying “Line 23 -- There is a distinct line made by the author going to the end of the page. Would this be considered a line going to the end of the right margin, or is it a gap? ”Note Added
Stittches
Stittches added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: John and Joan Gibson: medical recipe book (MS311), saying “If someone from Folger, or another reviewer whose has worked on similar content for FromThePage, could review my work as this is my first page. I have reviewed the Folgerpedia guidelines but am unsure about the page number, and hopefully my expans...”Note Added
amytigner
amytigner added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903), saying “The last inscription is upside down. ”Note Added
BellaW
BellaW added a note to page 3 in the work University of Guelph: Handbound Recipe and Remedy Book (XM1 MS A117045), saying “Line 23, which is a heading, has an expansion for an inexplicable marking on the opposite side of the page from "To Prevent." The trancriber expanded d, which I see, but also added "itt." The letter next to the D appears to me to be an "o" and I c...”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ayscough, Lady (MS1026), saying “This page is written upside-down.”Note Added
sfemet
sfemet added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956), saying “This page has a ruler and a color chart over a page with writing. I marked it as blank.”Note Added
sfemet
sfemet added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956), saying “From this page I learned that Benjamin is benzoin, a balsamic resin, which smells like vanilla.”Note Added
sfemet
sfemet added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956), saying “It looks like Sir Thomas Browne had a thing two to say about Unicorn Horn https://penelope.uchicago.edu/pseudodoxia/pseudo323.html”Note Added
Trudloff
Trudloff added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Manuscript recipe book of Grace Carteret, 1st Countess Granville (1654-1744) (MS.8903), saying “I believe the Markes of Physics is a translation guide to the the symbols with shorthand and general conversion So the entries are like A pound (libj) is [ounce symbol] xii (12 in roman numerals) Halfe a Pound (LibB?) [ounce symbol] vi (6) (s...”Note Added
pathun24
pathun24 added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956), saying “this is my first transcription attempt can you point out any problems it is page 58 of Folger STC 4863.5”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “carabé: ambre jaune, yellow amber.”Note Added
sfemet
sfemet added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956), saying “There is an new abbreviation on this page, I am not sure how to tag it. The author uses "pd" with a line over it for "pound."”Note Added
KatherineHunt
KatherineHunt added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Saint John, Johanna (MS4338), saying “Most of this transcription was done by Pip Salmon; the final few lines by Katherine Hunt.”Note Added
Annelyse Focquet
Annelyse Focquet added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Saint John, Johanna (MS4338), saying “l.39 : cariscosvinum ?”Note Added
KatherineHunt
KatherineHunt added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Saint John, Johanna (MS4338), saying “Line 11: Dearmane?? Same ingredient appears on p.25.”Note Added
graceannrichardson
graceannrichardson added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: English Recipe Book, 18th century (MS6956), saying “Needs review and fill in missing words”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “cicité: siccité”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “charme = hornbeam”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “Quercitanus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Duchesne”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “Joachim Poleman: Novum lumen medicum (English translation 1662).”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “C:V: - chaux vive?”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “Theicmeyer: https://www.google.co.uk/books/edition/Matiere_m%C3%A9dicale/EdpEAAAAcAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=theicmeyer&pg=PA24&printsec=frontcover”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “https://www.penntybio.com/content/59-la-calandre-du-ble”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sand_bath”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “https://educalingo.com/en/dic-fr/scammonee”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “fiante: fiente”Note Added
Stephen
Stephen added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ex tribus [regnis] arcana (MS2315), saying “seigner: saigner”Note Added
Veena
Veena added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Brumwich, Anne (& others) (MS160), saying “This is one torn page juxtaposed upon the page behind it. the top half is the page behind the torn page while the bottom that is just Dorothy Cartwright written over and over is the torn page on top. ”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ayscough, Lady (MS1026), saying “M=handful: https://folgerpedia.folger.edu/John_Ward's_Latin#Measurements”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page - in the work Wellcome Collection: Ayscough, Lady (MS1026), saying “Line 18: Lokram = https://www.oed.com/view/Entry/109621”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page 20 in the work Royal College of Physicians: The Lady Sedley, her Receipt book, 1686 (MS534), saying “Tolliander (line 73) = coriander? (Coriander -> coliander -> tolliander?: https://www.oed.com/view/Entry/36166)”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page 20 in the work Royal College of Physicians: The Lady Sedley, her Receipt book, 1686 (MS534), saying “Camell (line 73) and Camall (line 77) = chamomile? ”Note Added
Folger Shakespeare Library
Folger Shakespeare Library added a note to page 20 in the work Royal College of Physicians: The Lady Sedley, her Receipt book, 1686 (MS534), saying “"Noddack" in line 61: https://www.oed.com/view/Entry/126833”Note Added