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A Directions to lords and ladies, masters and mistresses

By DIRECTIONS

subjects: household management, servants,

  • 1. A Directions to lords and ladies, masters and mistresses, for the improvement of their conduct to servants and tenants, tradesmen and humble friends and cousins. Designed as a return for their impertinent directions to servants. [Anon.].
    1766
    16, 28 p.  
    US:   NYPL  

    1. This is an attack on the upper classes for the alleged neglect of their servants' welfare, and is in much the same vein as a work printed c.1758; see under later entry: TREATISE on . . . the steward's table.