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but the preparation of food [[underlined]] scientifically [[/underlined]] considered -- or, if I may so express the thought, cooking as applied Science.

I have just now (Jan'y 24th) closed a course of six lectures at the Franklin Institute on "Chemistry as applied in the Household" -- The two [[?]] in which, "Fermentations & Bread-Making" and "The Chemistry of Cooking" were respectively the topics, intense interest was manifested.

As regards a person to treat the subject -- would not Miss Juliet Carson of New York be a good person to invite. If not she[[strikethrough]] e [[/strikethrough]] -- the [[underlined]] best [[/underlined]] one in Phila. -- would be out delightful Mrs Turner, Pres. of the New Century Club.

[[underlined]] When [[/underlined]] are you coming to Phila! I desire exceedingly to hear your lectures on ancient America and trust
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