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How to Win Customers (in 1853!)

Snippets 58.  Robert Kemp Philp (1819-1882) wrote a wide variety of handbooks giving advice on different aspects of life.  His work is very valuable from a social history perspective, as it offers insights into 19th Century attitudes, and hardships faced … Continue reading

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Journals 1.3 – England in 1815 by Joseph Ballard (Part 3)

The following is a continuation of my essay on Ballard’s journal.  See the earlier entry from 14th May 2015 for the first part, and 18th May 2015 for the second part. Predictably, the highlight of Ballard’s travels in Britain was … Continue reading

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