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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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Harvest, Holidays and Labour – Saturday September 1901

A very beautiful day and harvest in full swing. One of our neighbours is cutting his wheat close to us to-day. From our house we have a fairly extensive view of the country and can see plainly the harvest fields … Continue reading

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