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Litchfield Family Household Ledger,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-008
Abstract

The collection consists of a handwritten collection of recipes, household accounts, and schoolwork from Litchfield family of Abingdon, Virginia. In addition to recipes for pickles and preserving, cakes, puddings, breads, and meats, there are also directions for home products like furniture polish, and lists of greenhouse plants.

Dates: c.1870s-1890s

Southwest Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-092
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, manuscript memoranda and recipe books, and family papers from the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties. Materials in this collection date from 1835-1878.

Dates: 1835 - 1878

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  • Subject: Local/Regional History and Appalachian South X
  • Subject: History of Food and Drink X
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Folk, historical, and patent medicine 1
Home economics 1
Traditional medicine 1
 
Names
Bralley, John, 1797-1866 1
Figgat, Nancy Godwin 1
Godwin, Ann 1
Litchfield, Elizabeth Pannill Pierce, abt. 1844-1892 1
Litchfield, Mary Louisa, abt. 1828-1906 1