Nelly Custis Lewis's Housekeeping Book.
Edited by Patricia Brady Schmidt. New Orleans: Historic New Orleans Collection, 1982. 8vo. xii, 132pp., illustrated, family tree, glossary, index. Grey cloth, illust. endpapers, VG in like illust. DJ. Written in the 1830's, Miss Lewis was the adopted granddaughter of President George Washington
, and was the mistress of the Woodlawn
plantation in Virginia, a Nat'l Historic Landmark. Contains recipes for gingerbead, lip salve, tomato soup etc.