Roberts' Guide for Butlers and Other Household Staff

Roberts' Guide for Butlers and Other Household Staff

by Robert Roberts
     
 

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Full of humor and wit, this book was offered in 1827 in order that servants be given a handbook by which they might more efficiently perform the duties for which they were being paid.

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Full of humor and wit, this book was offered in 1827 in order that servants be given a handbook by which they might more efficiently perform the duties for which they were being paid.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557091208
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
12/28/1988
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
4.75(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author


Robert Roberts: Robert Roberts (1780–1860) was the author of The House Servant’s Directory: A Monitor for Private Families, which was the first commercially published book written by an African American in the United States. In 1825 he became the butler for Christopher Gore, a governor and senator from Massachusetts, and remained in the position until Gore’s death in 1827.

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