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The young woman's companion; or the servant-maid's assistant


subjects: household management, servants,

  • 1. The young woman's companion; or the servant-maid's assistant; digested under several heads . . . viz .... a short essay on the benefits of learning . . . the . compleat market woman . . . the compleat cook-maid, pastry-cook, and con- fectioner. etc.
    London: printed for H. Jeffery   1753
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    1. The author described herself as 'for many years a superintendent of a lady of quality's family in the City of York'.
    2. According to Oxford, p. 83, 'a second edition appeared in 1759 under the title of Madam Johnson's Present. It has many points of difference from the original'. The present compiler thinks it more likely that these are two separate books; see previous entry: JOHNSON, Mary, Madam Johnson's present.

    Oxford, p. 83