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Lloyd-Tilghman Family Cookbook 2, circa 1881

Summary:Hand written cookbook belonging to the Lloyd-Tilghman family of Wye House near Easton in Talbot County, Maryland, circa 1881. Inscription inside front cover reads "Mrs Lloyd, Wye House, 1881." This is likely Mary Lloyd Howard, wife of Edward Lloyd VII, the contemporary owner of Wye House. Wye House appears on the National Register of Historic Places and is classified as a National Historic Landmark. Includes recipes for a variety of foods, as well as home remedies and household cleaners.
Creator:Lloyd, Mary
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Easton
Temporal subject: 1851-1860
Topical subjects:Cookery
Plantation life
ArchivesUM location:The original cookbook was returned to the Lloyd-Tilghman family. The Archives and Manuscripts Department only has these digital files and a color photocopy.
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Women's Studies
Collection:Digital Collections
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