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ADAMS, Samuel and Sarah Adams   

  • Complete servant
  • Subjects: servants, duties: general,

    • 1. The complete servant; being a practical guide to the peculiar duties and business of all descriptions of servants, from the housekeeper to the servant of all-w to the foot-boy; with useful receipts and tables. By Samuel and Sarah Adams, fifty years servants in different families.
      17.5 x 10.5 cm   Pp [i-iii] iv-vi [1] 2-430 [1] 2-72   illus  
      GB:   FStU   LB   LoEN   MeLU(SJ)   OB   *WYoLUB  
      US:   DLC  

      Cited in Bitting, p 3, and Oxford, p 156. This is probably the best-known servants' guide and inspired a number of imitators.

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