18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

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Quipster
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18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by Quipster » 27 Jan 2019, 08:53

Hi all,

I am new to the forums. I recently contacted Catherine about a new find and she suggested that I post on this board.

I had a box full of 18th century documents delivered and amongst it is a handwritten, household booklet on remedies for treating cows. Such things as "a drink for a cow wen catched cold and scoureth", etc.

I met with an Archivist who believes that it was written between 1750-1800.

It is a small booklet, so if anyone would like a scanned copy, please let me know.

Best wishes,

Kelly

Alan Wadsworth
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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by Alan Wadsworth » 27 Jan 2019, 20:21

Hi Kelly,

I would welcome a scanned copy of the booklet - I am currently researching a set of farm diaries from the early 19th century, which has references to various “cures” being administered.

Many thanks, Alan

rwhoyle
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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by rwhoyle » 27 Jan 2019, 20:40

The person who might be interested is Professor Louise Curth at Winchester.

I am afraid that it is very hard for historians to use documents in private hands as it may well be impossible to verify the information they contain.

Quipster
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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by Quipster » 28 Jan 2019, 11:43

Hi Alan,

I will send you over a copy of the scanned booklet.

Best wishes,

Kelly

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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by Quipster » 28 Jan 2019, 11:45

Thank you RWHoyle...I will contact Prof. Curth, that is great. I will update with any reply.

Quipster
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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by Quipster » 28 Jan 2019, 11:46

Hi Alan,

It looks like as I am too new a member, that I am not able to contact you outside the forum.

I do not know whether I need to send an amount of emails before these permissions are granted?

Best wishes,

Kelly

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webweaver
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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by webweaver » 29 Jan 2019, 08:11

Hi Kelly
I was not aware that this was a limitation of being a 'newly registered user'. But I have removed you from the 'Newly registered users' group now, so would you like to try sending a message to Alan again? Let me know whether it works!

Catherine

Quipster
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Re: 18th Century Recipe Booklet - for cows

Post by Quipster » 29 Jan 2019, 09:56

Hi Catherine,

All working now.

Best wishes,

Kelly

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