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British North American household provisions commonplace book

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034438071], Folder: 19
Identifier: MS-0817
Overview A household account book, dated 1826 to 1827, containing a monthly record of foodstuffs and other goods purchased, perhaps for a hotel or private home on the east coast of Canada. There is currently no biographical information on the creator.

Commonplace Book

Identifier: MS-0474
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one manuscript commonplace book, with the holographic title, "Miscellanies in prose and verse."

Commonplace Book

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055689]
Identifier: MS-0336
Overview This Commonplace book is a handwritten, bound manuscript of the late seventeenth century written in English. Subjects in the Commonplace book include asking advice and counseling, battles, boasting, how to make a conquest of another country, fear, the way to procure friends, and how to deal with a vanquished enemy.

Commonplace Book

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056695]
Identifier: MS-0473
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one commonplace book, perhaps created in Norfolk, England.

Commonplace book collection

Identifier: MS-0557
Overview This collection consists of two commonplace books dating from the 19th century.

Edward Cruse commonplace book

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030141711]
Identifier: MS-0759
Overview This item is a commonplace book with original writing by Edward Cruse, including riddles, conundrums, acrostics, rebus, and charades written in Brighton, United Kingdom, in 1867. There is currently no biographical information on the creator Edward Cruse.

Hidden Treasure, commonplace book of a Maryland society of men

Identifier: MS-0867
Overview This collection conists of one commonplace book of poems and essays, titled Hidden Treasure, kept jointly by a society of men in 1833-1834, likely in Baltimore, Maryland. The contents of the book suggest ties to the Methodist Church, and one contributer, David Creamer, was likely the Baltimore hymnographer of same name (1812–1887) who wrote Methodist Hymnology (1849).

John Ayers papers

Identifier: MS-0221
Overview John Ayers was born in 1738 at Uxbridge, Middlesex, England. The collection consists of a diary (1766-1793), four commonplace books (1761-1802), and four notebooks of poems (1769- 1788).

Lucile West handmade book of poetry and watercolors

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034440440], Folder: 17
Identifier: MS-0851
Overview A handmade book of poems accompanied by watercolor landscapes created in 1927 by Lucile West. There is currently no biographical information available on Lucile West or C.S. West, who contributed the watercolor illustrations.

Lydia Perrott commonplace book of recipes

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034443824], Folder: 2
Identifier: MS-0859
Overview This collection consists of a nineteenth century commonplace book of recipes written in ink. It is attributed to Lydia Perrott, for whom no biographical data is available at this time.

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