Memorandum book of Frances Maria Vernon (nee Warren), wife of the 4th Baron Vernon
Containing recipes, lists of tradesmen and their wares, addresses and brief household and estate accounts. A later owner added (fols. 28v, 30v-34) further recipes and (fols. 29-30, 34v) lists of North American plants, the first marked to show roots owned by the writer, the second headed 'American Seeds given us by Dr. Bromfield â€“ August/47'. Fols. 37-79 are blank.
- Creation: c.1822-1833
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc d. 1467, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. misc. d. 1467
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 22237
Memorandum book of Frances Maria Vernon (nÃ© Warren), wife of the 4th Baron Vernon
Biographical / Historical
Frances Maria Vernon (1787-1837), nÃ© Warren, was the wife of George Charles Venable-Vernon, the 4th Baron Vernon.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given to the library by Mrs A.V. Harcourt, 1989.
Gilt-stamped calf, with lock, stamped â€˜Frances Maria Vernonâ€™ on lower cover.
- Memorandum book of Frances Maria Vernon (nÃ© Warren), wife of the 4th Baron Vernon
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