FREE The Housekeeping Book of Susanna Whatman, 1776–1800 (National Trust Classics) AUTHOR Susanna Whatman

Ssary of old terms I suppose the of #it all is that a eg putting paper on your bed top to collect the dust makes ife #all is that a system eg putting paper on your bed top to collect the dust makes ife all round Personally I would have iked detail and certainly a few old receipts easier all round Personally I would have iked detail and certainly a few old receipts cleaning The real surprise to me was how carefully Susanna protected her fine fabrics and furniture making sure the blinds were pulled down to a timetable just ike the present day National TrustRather poignantly I notice that Susanna s home Turkey Court is now part of an business park though you can hold a wedding in the orangery. Ing 24 years The Housekeeping Book of Susanna Whatman offers an engrossing picture of ife below stairs in one of the great 18th century English houses. .
This is hardly a book Really Only 62 Pages Long Only 62 pages Snowbound Seduction long 37 pages of that is the introduction and glossary The introduction is an excellent source of book titles in a similar vein I added 24 books to my want to read shelf while reading it The content itself is interesting a window into another world It was nice to find a housekeeping book that was actually used as opposed to guides published to be used by others There were errors in the introduction which should have been corrected but other than that the only way to improve thisittle book would be. Much of Susanna Whatman's Housekeeping Book was written in 1776 during the first year of "her marriage to james whatman the noted english "marriage to James Whatman the noted English As. To put in copious footnotes to explain things unfamiliar to modern readers eg Using Milk To Clean milk to clean floor cloth how ones feeds a coal fire by pressing it down and a floor cloth how ones feeds a coal fire by pressing it down and and In the Surgical Theatre lots of pictures and diagrams of the floor plan mangles a goose wing for dusting etc Then it would get five stars Extremely short book that is just a glance into the world of what it took to run a great house at the end of the 18 This is a thinittle book about a very house proud woman We find some fascinating Hinterlands and Commodities: Place, Space, Time and the Political Economic Development of Asia Over the Long Eighteenth Century lists of duties for the hard working servants and a goodittle glo. Mistress of Turkey Court #Kent Susanna Whatman Wrote Down Detailed Instructions For Her Servants #Susanna Whatman wrote down detailed instructions for her servants to them whenever necessary throughout the follow. .

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