Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ransom's Family Receipt Book

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The front cover reads, "It contains besides cooking receipts, pages for Invalids (26), painting (29), weights and measures (30) antidotes for poison (32) - a calendar (32) - 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. The back is a promo for Dr. Ransom, Son and Co.'s Standard Family Medicines: Hive Syrup and Tolu, Magnetic Balm, Dermador, King of the Blood, and Magnetic Ointment. "Sold by B. F. Wilson, Calistoga, Cal., pure drugs, medicines." Machine punched hole with a string is in the upper left corner.

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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.)

1890

32 p.

16.5 x 10.2 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.

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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=4364

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