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Smith, Eliza. The compleat housewife: or, Accomplished gentlewoman’s companion. Being a collection of upwards of six hundred of the most approved receipts in cookery, pastry, confectionary, preserving, pickles, cakes, creams, jellies, made wines, cordials. With copper plates, curiously engraven, for the regular disposition or placing of the various dishes and courses. And also bills of fare for every month in the year. To which is added, a collection of above three hundred family receipts of medicines; viz. drinks, syrups, salves, ointments, and various other things of sovereign and approved efficacy in most distempers, pains, aches, wounds, sores, &c. particularly Mrs. Stephens’s medicine for the cure of the stone and gravel, and Dr. Mead’s famous receipt for the cure of a bite of a mad dog; with several other excellent receipts for the same, which have cured when the persons were disordered, and the salt water fail’d; never before made publick; fit either for private families, or such publick-spirited gentlewomen as would be beneficent to their poor neighbours. With directions for marketing. By E. Smith. The sixteenth edition, with additions.The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 2997, https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/2997. Accessed 2024-02-22.

@book{ wphp_2997
  author={Smith,Eliza},
  year={1758},
  title={The compleat housewife: or, Accomplished gentlewoman’s companion. Being a collection of upwards of six hundred of the most approved receipts in cookery, pastry, confectionary, preserving, pickles, cakes, creams, jellies, made wines, cordials. With copper plates, curiously engraven, for the regular disposition or placing of the various dishes and courses. And also bills of fare for every month in the year. To which is added, a collection of above three hundred family receipts of medicines; viz. drinks, syrups, salves, ointments, and various other things of sovereign and approved efficacy in most distempers, pains, aches, wounds, sores, &c. particularly Mrs. Stephens’s medicine for the cure of the stone and gravel, and Dr. Mead’s famous receipt for the cure of a bite of a mad dog; with several other excellent receipts for the same, which have cured when the persons were disordered, and the salt water fail’d; never before made publick; fit either for private families, or such publick-spirited gentlewomen as would be beneficent to their poor neighbours. With directions for marketing. By E. Smith. 	The sixteenth edition, with additions.},
  publisher={Stanley Crowder \& Mary Cooper \& James Fletcher I [St. Paul] \& Charles Hitch and Lacey Hawes \& John Ward \& P. Davy and B. Law \& Thomas Longman II \& John and James Rivington \& Catherine Ware \& William Johnston [St. Paul's Churchyard]},
  address={London},    }

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