The Complete Servant First published A fascinating source of social history and a guide to backstairs living in both large and modest houses of the late Georgian era Advice to employers and their servants from an ex

  • Title: The Complete Servant
  • Author: SamuelAdams
  • ISBN: 9781870962094
  • Page: 237
  • Format: Paperback
  • First published 1825 A fascinating source of social history and a guide to backstairs living in both large and modest houses of the late Georgian era Advice to employers and their servants from an ex butler and an ex housekeeper, dealing not only with the kitchen but also with the house, stables and garden, and with an unusual section on menservants duties over a periodFirst published 1825 A fascinating source of social history and a guide to backstairs living in both large and modest houses of the late Georgian era Advice to employers and their servants from an ex butler and an ex housekeeper, dealing not only with the kitchen but also with the house, stables and garden, and with an unusual section on menservants duties over a period when little is known about them 30 categories of servants duties are discussed, and also the duties of employers toward them these last are surprisingly humane and tolerant Introduction by Pamela Horn.

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    1. This was an absolutely amazing book for research. Not only are the descriptions of the various roles for servants -- by people who actually worked in service -- incredibly valuable, but there are also recipes not only for the cook, but also for the still-room, sick-room, etc. I found it fascinating how many things there were listed in the recipes that I hadn't heard of, and how many of them are known to be poisonous or toxic today. I love it when I can find a book that fills in the gaps of my kn [...]

    2. When I was working on my own Jane Austen fanfic, which focused on the Pemberley servants, this book was recommended as a primary source for my research. It was written circa 1825 by a husband and wife who were the highest-ranking servants in their household. They wrote it as a practical guide for people seeking work as servants. Each chapter describes the different positions and the jobs required in each. The introduction with general advice was especially useful for me, but my favorite part was [...]

    3. Every Regency writer NEEDS TO READ THIS.It's not just advice for servants and explanations of their duties, although that in itself is brilliant. But it has recipes, and weights and measures, and HACKNEY FARES IN LONDON including a table of fares from the major theaters to various locations, and information on the London post, and where the mail-coaches leave from for outlying parts THIS IS YOUR SECRET WEAPON FOR AUTHENTICITYte: free on .

    4. A very comprehensive guide to the servants required in Georgian houses of all sizes. Recipes for all manner of dishes and cleaning stuffs are included too.

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