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System Number: 06900
Date: 18 August [1876][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W889
Document Type: ADs

Aout le 18.

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Potage[2] bonne femme -
  Sole frite-
       Risolles de canard -
         Côtelettes de mouton -
           Filet en boeuf braisé
               Saumon en salade -
                 Tourte aux pommes -
                        Welsh rarebit -

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1.  18 August [1876]
Dated by comparison with dated menus. particularly that of the previous day, 17 August (#06899). The salmon left-overs were served up cold on 18 August.

2.  Potage
The menu, written in French, consisted of 'Potage bonne femme', literally, good housewife's soup, comprising leek, potato and carrot; fried sole, duck rissoles, mutton cutlets, braised filet of beef, salmon salad, apple tart, Welsh rarebit and coffee.