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Label
1823-1857
Inclusive dates
1823-1857
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Note and recipe book, 1823-1857, of Martha Burke Jones Eppes (1790-1863) of Buckingham County, Virginia, containing recipes for food preparation, wine, alcohol, vinegar, condiments, dyes, home remedies, candles, pickles, and soap; lists of hats, shoes, blanckets, and clothing issued to slaves; clippings containing recipes and other information; notes on garments, gloves, and agriculture; and an account for "Nancie" from 1823-1824. Also includes notes in French and a reading list
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Biographical or historical data
Martha Burke Jones was born in Halifax County, North Carolina, on 17 February 1790, the daughter of Willie Jones (1740-1801), a prominent North Carolina political figure. She married John Wayles Eppes (1772-1823) of Chesterfield County, Virginia 15 April 1809, and was his second wife. Eppes had served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1801 to 1803, and at the time of their marriage was in the midst of serving in the United States House of Representatives (1803-1811). He would serve again in the House of Representatives from 1813 to 1815, and as a United States Senator from 1817 to 1819. The couple moved from Chesterfield County to Eppes' Millbrooke plantation in Buckingham County, Virginia, where they had six children. Martha Burke Jones Eppes died at Millbrooke on 6 December 1863.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Note and recipe book
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Cooper, M. R.
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000494631
Type of unit
v. (110 p.)

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