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The compleat servant-maid: or, the young maiden's and family's daily companion. Directing them how they may fit themselves for any of these employments ; viz. waiting-woman, house keeper, chamber-maid, wet and dry nurses, house-maid, cook-maid, under-cook maid, scullery-maid, laundry-maid, dairy-maid. Whereunto is added, an appendix or supplement, containing rules and directions for writing several sorts of hands; how to learn addition and subtraction, with a multiplication-table. Also the compleat market-woman; teaching how to buy fowl, fish, flesh, &c. and to know their goodness and badness in every respect, whether young or old, new or stale, to prevent being cheated. With tables ready cast up, necessary for all servants or others to carry to market to prevent the butchers imposing on them, or for any other business.

  • Woolley, Hannah, active 1670.
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London : printed for Edw. Midwinter, at the Looking-Glass on London-Bridge, 1729.

Physical description

[6],106,29,[1]p. ; 12⁰.


The ninth edition with large additions.

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.

References note

ESTC T119248


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