[The Housekeeping Book of Susanna Whatman, 1776–1800 (National Trust Classics)] EBOOK
Uld be to put in copious FOOTNOTES TO EXPLAIN THINGS UNFAMILIAR TO to explain things unfamiliar to #Readers Eg Using Milk To # eg using milk to a floor cloth how ones feeds a coal fire by pressing it down and lots and lots of pictures and "diagrams of the floor plan mangles a oose wing for dusting etc Then it would et five "of the floor plan mangles a oose wing for dusting etc Then it would Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth get five Extremely short book that is just alance into the world of what it took to run a 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts great house at the end of the 18th century I read it in one sitting and found it to be interesting but of course there s no real story so it wasn t a page turner than I m dying to make everyone I know read or anything like that I would have liked it. Ing 24 years The Housekeeping Book of Susanna Whatman offers an engrossing picture of life below stairs in one of thereat 18th century English houses. ,
Is now part of an business park though you can hold a wedding *in the orangery This is hardly a book really Only 62 pages long *the orangery This is hardly a book really Only 62 pages long 37 pages "of that is the introduction and lossary The introduction is an excellent source of book titles "that is the introduction and lossary The introduction is an excellent source of book titles a similar vein I added 24 books to my want to read shelf while reading it The content itself is interesting a window into another world It was nice to find a housekeeping book that was actually used as opposed to uides published to be used by others There were errors in the introduction which #Should Have Been Corrected But # have been corrected but than that the only way to improve this little book wo. Mistress of Turkey Court Kent Susanna Whatman wrote down detailed instructions for her servants adding to them whenever necessary throughout the follow. This is a thin little book "about a very house proud woman We find some fascinating lists of duties for the hard "a very house proud woman We find some fascinating lists of duties for the hard servants and a ood little lossary of old terms I suppose the moral of it all is that a system eg putting paper on your bed top to collect the dust makes life easier all round Personally I would have liked detail and certainly a few old receipts for cleaning The real surprise to me was how carefully Susanna protected her fine fabrics and furniture making sure the blinds were pulled down to a timetable just like the present day National TrustRather poignantly I notice that Susanna s home Turkey Court. Much of Susanna Whatman's Housekeeping Book was written in 1776 during the first year of her marriage to James Whatman the noted English papermaker As.