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Title: Wages and Board Wages - Original staff book from a Victorian house
Description: unpublished, Oxfordshire. Octavo notebook, “ Wages & Board Wages” in gilt to label on front. The book has hand written accounts for servants wages from 1843 to 1861 ( approx 250 pp) House has a staff of around 14 including Housekeeper, Butler, gardener, 4 housemaids, coachman, groom, kitchen maids and footmen, the annual wages are shown with the quarterly payments signed for by employees, also shows date of starting and ending employment. There is no address for the house but there is the address of Mr Isiah Kingham a charcoal burner of Christmas Common Oxfordshire which suggests the house was in that area. Staff names include Alex Brown, Edward Hussey, John Dobson, Mary Powell, Thomas Wise, Elizabeth Curtis, Lucy Cripps, Caroline Webbe, Caroline Lunnon , Jane Ware, covers rubbed around the edges and showing general wear, hinges a little weak, pages clean with legible text and signatures, good condition, half brown calf, marbled side, gitl detail, gilt title to brown calf label on front cover, Octavo, Hardback.

Keywords: HB sides “ & ” . 1843 1861 ( 250 ) 14 4 . . "

Price: GBP 450.00 = appr. US$ 642.59 Seller: Keogh's Books, Secondhand & Antiquarian
- Book number: 60223

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