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Catechism of domestic economy

By HEWLETT, Esther

subjects: general servants,

  • 1. Catechism of domestic economy. By Esther Copley, author of "Cottage comforts' etc. etc.
    1851
    12.5 x 8.0 cm   Pp [3-5] 6-130   title-page engr
    GB:   *OB  

    This manual of instruction was intended for general servants and covers cleaning, washing, food, and childcare. There are also some questions on the scientific basis of housework, which suggests that this may have been used as a school textbook.