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To The Jeditors Of The English Woman's J...
vsrhich is sewn a label with the servant ' s own name and that of her mistress _^ and of her the departure address p and lainl expected y written . arrival On a elsewhere large card , and is the likewise all other written possible Station the direc b hour
tions for her journey . Finally , she is taken to [ Railway y a proved Society matron , so has supp satisfactory thus lied p with laced that the 105 onl day young y ' s five provisions women of these , , have and and its sent disappointed careful to her arrangements new their home mistresses . have The
or The been accounts disappointed received , in their of p the laces conduct . of these Factory " Hands , " from many of the ladies in whose houses they now are , are most gratifying , and
some of the letters from the women are very touching . sired " You One ; will she clergyman has be g p lad leased writes to hear , every after that bod a g y her irl b had y conduct her been good in has temper his been famil all and y that for readiness three could weeks be to de do - :
whatever was set her . " " I The beg Superintendent to express my of great a " Home satisfacti , " who on kindl with y their placed conduct out four and be girls behaviour said , writes than :
that whilst several in the ladies house . who " Perhap had one s nothing factory more girl in encourag their service ing can for many weeks , are of A so ., yesterday well pleased requested with her a , second that they young have woman written mi for ght another be sent . Lad to y her S . : ,
own another one house lad , y in near . good I shall London families be happy , has and received another to give four any lady more g has irls received inform and placed ation three if them you girls , one desire into after her it ,
! and remain , Yours obedientl L . Potter y , , Hon . Sec .
Mytton Hall , near Whalley , September 10 th , 1862 .
140 Open Council.
140 OPEN COUNCIL .
To The Editors Of The English Woman's Jo...
To the Editors of the English Woman's Journal . Extract from a Letter from Manchester .
who . had . private . The funds first entrusted Sewing School to them was , and a private thought one that started giving b emp y two loyment ladies to the factory girls was the best way of making the money go as far as
possible They . went five evenings ( from 5 to 8 ) believing that there were more mothers temptations of the to wrongdoing women offered said it at was that difficult time to than keep during them the indoors day . in The the
evenings if they young had been unemployed in the house all day ; and that " there were Many those girls about came read to this y to first offer privatel to treat y established them in public Sewing -houses School , " & : more c . in fact
hearts than the , and two clever ladies hands could . have They managed used to had be up they at six not in had the clear morning heads cutting , warm the out regulations the work , and for the all the rules Sewing which Schools they decided which upon have are sprung now up the of since basis various , in of
parishes different and parts societies of the . town Perhaps , and it may under be the as well superintendence to give an account of the working who of are one inclined , with to a view set them also of g in iving South the Lancashire benefit of . our experience to any up
tables A large for cutting airy room out work with p four lenty feet of li wide ght , if forms possible not , too cup hi boards gh , long for dresser locking - an it up when access comp both leted to , drinking bags , for each water class ( for for it is holding astonishing the uncomp how thirsty leted work some ,
of easy these poor half-fed girls are ) and to water for washing the hands ; these X are think the first the ] _Dlan requisites adopted . in Then old-fashioned comes the charity purchase schools of material in the country s for sewing is the , them
e best verything : to beg b in y a to thread teach as the accuratel girls on y a ieces s poss of ible white , givi linen ng them rag coloured , making sewing do -
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Oct. 1, 1862, page 140, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01101862/page/68/