Document ReferencePw V 123
TitleMS recipe book of Henrietta Harley, Countess of Oxford; 1743
Extent46 ff
Content DescriptionIndividual recipes are described under references Pw V 123/1-94 and Pw V 123/95 is an index of all the recipes.
Volume bears the title 'Receipt Books/ 1743' on folio preceding f 1.

This is a presentation copy with ornate title page and ornamental designs to start and finish individual entries, there are also ornate titles in index.

Written in the hand of Henrietta Harley throughout the volume except for pp 62-76 which are blank.
Title Of WorkReceipt Book 1743
ReprodnNoteVolumes from Pw V cannot be photographed by readers with their own camera or device, but reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only.
Physical DescriptionFolio volume
Early pagination from 1 to [86] does not include title page (1 folio preceding p 1), 1 blank folio preceding title page, and 1 blank folio following p [86].
ConditionPaper is good. Binding needs attention
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, 100 x 100 mm

Countermark: Royal cipher, crowned GR, 25 x 23 mm. One type of watermark throughout

Copied on paper with black and red marginal lines.

Limp cover made of thick paper printed with red floral pattern on gold background throughout as Pw V 124 and Pw V 125; faded gold graphing
WatermarkPro Patria
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA66865Goulding; Richard William (1868-1929); Mr; librarian and private secretary to 6th Duke of Portland1868-1929
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