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Our Friends, the Servants
We've all heard about "the servant problem!" Here's a look at servants and service from upstairs
by Anne Beale Ascension [Graduation] Day at St. John's Servants School, (GOP 1889)
"It is pretty to see the little regiment of domestic soldiers perform all the evolutions of Swedish drill, and if their industrial training be equal to their physical, they will make very good servants indeed."
by S.F.A. Caulfield The Duties of Servants, (GOP 1881)
by Nora C. Usher How to Secure a Situation, (GOP 1892)
by Nora C. Usher How to Keep a Situation, (GOP 1893)
How to Wait at Table (GOP 1887)
by a Solicitor The Law of Mistress and Servant, (GOP 1886)
The legal obligations between master (or mistress) and domestic servants.
On Emigrating as Domestic Servants to New Zealand (GOP 1885)
by Emma Brewer Our Friends the Servants, (GOP 1893)
by Ruth Lamb Servants and Service, (GOP 1883, 1885)
by Maude Robinson A Servant's Wedding Outfit, (GOP 1891)
The cost of putting together a complete trousseau for a servant.
by Emma Brewer Wages of Domestic Servants, (GOP 1901)
A Young Servant's Outfit, and What to Buy for It (GOP 1896)
Include a complete breakdown of costs.
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