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Written by Anne P
(3/10/2003 5:39 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, I doubt, Caroline,, penned by donald s. taylor
Also, I wonder how much actual attention they paid to servants in JA's day? We think about servants more because most of us don't have them. But I wonder whether servants to JA's contemporaries would have been as much a part of the furniture as - say - hairdryers, washing machines and vacuum cleaners to us. Not invisible as people, but just not commented upon because they were 'just there'.
Anne, who wishes Mrs Hill would come and live with her!
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