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1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

A dark and dingy kitchen is very detrimental to the health of a household, for cleanliness can hardly be expected to prevail when the light of day does not frequently penetrate. Every housekeeper ought regularly to visit her servants' surroundings, and to use the old Yankee term, to "poke round" a little occasionally in her servants' bed-rooms.

Advice for Ladies - The Southbridge Journal, Southbridge, Massachusetts, December 25, 1885


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