While perusing  Frontier Folk’s Culinary section, I came across this link to an actual book of receipts, dated 1731, submitted by an individual called “Virginia regiment”. The book is in the Virginia Tech library. It’s truly amazing!!!! At 100%, you can read very clearly all the receipts.

 Book for Receipts, 1731, Acc. 2005-126

http://spec.lib.vt.edu/mss/pdf/CUBG.pdf

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