The Footman's Directory, And Butler's Remembrancer, Or The Advice Of Onesimus To His Young Friends: Comprising, Hints On The Arrangement And ... The Art Of Waiting At Table, And Conductin
Excerpt from The Footman's Directory, and Butler's Remembrancer, or the Advice of Onesimus to His Young Friends: Comprising, Hints on the Arrangement and Performance of Their Work; Rules for Setting Out Tables and Sideboards; The Art of Waiting at Table, and Conducting Large and Small PartiesIgnorant, either to instruct him themselves, or to part with him, even when he may be likely to suit them v...
Paperback: 292 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (May 8, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 11743875
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I am not sure that I will ever have the need to bottle my own wine from a barrel, or trim my Drawing room lamps, but it was fascinating to read about from the perspective of a lifelong Butler from the 1800's. The forward of the book was very moving....
the course of a little time. I thought, likewise, that it would be very use ful to servants who, coming from the country, may not have had an Opportunity of improving themselves as they might have done in town. I have endeavoured to direct those for whose service I have written, not only in their business, but their conduct and prmmples, and have given them scrip 'tural examples respecting their duties, and the practice of all that is required of them. If you, Sir, approve the design of my work, and will con descend to become the publisher of it, I hope that any defects in its style and execution will.be kindly overlooked by the public, under the con sideration that it is the production of one who has not had any of the advantages of education, but who is earnestly desirous of doing all the good that.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.