Ransom's Family Receipt Book 
The front cover reads, "It contains many cooking, coloring, painting, and miscellaneous receipts - A calendar, interest and other rules - And many facts worth knowing. New Every Year." The center of the cover has a small beehive. Victorian decorations are in each corner. The title and illustrations are framed by two thin black lines. Orange-brown stock. The back has a calendar and a promo for "D. Ransom, Son, and Co. Celebrated Family Medicines sold by J. W. Peck, Attica, Mich., Pure Drugs, Medicines, Choice Family Groceries, Books, Stationary, Toilet and Fancy Goods, Paints, Oils, etc. Pure Wines, Liquors, and all Druggists' and Grocers' Sundries."
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Printer: Baker, Jones, and Co., Printers (Buffalo, N.Y.)
Brand Name: Dr. Ransom's Medicines
Publisher: D. Ransom, Son and Co. (Buffalo, N.Y.)
16.5 x 10.2 cm
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: Ransom's Family Receipt Book . The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=1208