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Victorian America Housekeeping Article (2/2)

Page 243 – Godey’s 1864 (2nd half) Continued from an Earlier Post… One thing, as a partial alleviation, I would suggest, returning to one of the good old customs of our New England grandmothers, which, amid all the fashions, and, as they would have said, “new-fangled notions” of the day, seems to have grown nearly […]

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Victorian America Housekeeping Article (1/2)

Page 243 – Godey’s 1864 (2nd half) DOMESTIC HELP. BY MRS. CHATWITT. The want of good domestic help in the United States is a great evil, and one which daily increases; and, were it not for the influx of foreigners, I do not know but necessity would drive all housekeepers to some great boarding -house […]

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