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“Put to it” by Absence of Workers – November 1900

It is the custom in this part of the country for all country servants, hired by the half year and living in the house to take a week’s holidays at Whitsuntide and Martinmas. The very shortest period they will consent … Continue reading

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Crooked Dealing at the Hiring – July 1903

It is becoming less and less the custom for hiring to be done at fairs. Most people prefer to engage privately although one has just as good a chance of meeting with a suitable girl from among the strangers at … Continue reading

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