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"Miss Leslie," America's most popular cooking writer, dies in New Jersey

01/01/1858

Eliza Leslie, known popularly as "Miss Leslie" for her many books on cooking and etiquette, died in Gloucester, New Jersey at the age of seventy. For more than twenty-five years, she had been providing American women with a stream of books and recipes, many of which in a mild manner incorporated Native American and West Indian influences. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

Jean Pfaelzer, "Leslie, Eliza," American National Biography Online, February 2000, http://www.anb.org/articles/16/16-00985.html.

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