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house servant"s directory, or, A monitor for private families

comprising hints on the arrangement and performance of servantsʼ work

by Robert Roberts

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Domestics -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Recipes -- United States

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      Other titlesHouse servant"s directory, Monitor for private families
      StatementRobert Roberts ; with an introduction by Graham Russell Hodges.
      ContributionsGore Place Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX331 .R64 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationlxii, 167 p. :
      Number of Pages167
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL677972M
      ISBN 100765601141, 076560115X
      LC Control Number97024310

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the house servant's directory, or a monitor for private families: comprising hints on the arrangement and performance of servants' work, with general rules for setting out tables and sideboards in first order; the art of waiting in all its branches; and likewise how to conduct large and small parties with order; with general directions for placing on table all kinds of joints, fish, fowl, &c Book Edition: First Edition.

the house servant's directory, or a monitor for private families: comprising hints on the arrangement and performance of servants' work, with general rules for setting out tables and sideboards in first order; the art of waiting in all its branches; and likewise how to conduct large and small parties with order; with general directions for placing on table all kinds of joints, fish, fowl, &c.

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THE HOUSE SERVANT'S DIRECTORY []Published in Boston inthis volume in the American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection is an American milestone—the first book written by an African American and published by a commercial publisher. The House Servant's Directory or A Monitor for Private Families Sign up to save your library With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability.

Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Robert Roberts' The House Servant's Directory, first published in and the standard for household management for decades afterward, is remarkable for several reasons: It is one of the first books written by an African American and issued by a commercial press, and it was written while Roberts (ca.

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Inearly black author Robert Roberts introduced a book called – The House Servant’s Directory or A monitor for private families: comprising hints on the arrangement and performance of servants’ work. The book was a guide for house servants that helped them to understand the rules of keeping a prominent white household.

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