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Tag: maids

History Of Susan Strivewell

While reading the July 1816 edition of the Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, etc, I came across a letter written by a certain Susan Strivewell about her life as a servant. I’m never sure if such letters were real or made up (I also wonder whether the letters modern magazines print are really written

A Day In The Life Of A Lady’s Maid

Life Takes Lemons has an interesting post about the life of a lady’s maid. To quote: A lady’s maid’s day, unlike that of her peers, starts as soon as her mistress wakes. The hour is variable, depending on the individual mistress and whether the household resides in the city or the country, but generally, a