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

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)

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

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