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" Let us repair to the old lady's room, which is precisely in the style of our good old aunt's that is to say, nicely fixed for all sorts of work. On one side sits the chambermaid, with her knitting ; on the other a little colored pet, learning to sew.... "
Some Prominent Virginia Families - Page 18
by Louise Pecquet du Bellet, Edward Jaquelin, Martha Cary Jaquelin - 1907
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The Protestant Episcopal Quarterly Review, and Church Register, Volume 3

Religion - 1856
...all sorts of work. On one side site the chambermaid, with her knitting. On the other a little colored pet, learning to sew. An old decent woman is there,...with her table and shears, cutting out the negroes' winter clothes, while the good old lady directs them all. Incessantly knitting herself. She points...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 29

Current events - 1872
...morning-room at Mount Vernon, that room which was so "nicely fixed for all sorts of work"? "On one side sits the chambermaid with her knitting ; on the other, a little colored pet, learning to sew. An old, decent woman was there with her table and shears, cutting out...
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Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington

George Washington Parke Custis, Mary Randolph Custis Lee - Presidents - 1860 - 644 pages
...sorts of work. On one side sits the chambermaid, with her knitting ; on the other, a little colored pet, learning to sew. An old decent woman is there,...with her table and shears, cutting out the negroes' winter clothes, while the good old lady direets them all, incessantly knitting herself. She points...
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Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington

George Washington Parke Custis, Mary Randolph Custis Lee - Presidents - 1860 - 644 pages
...sew. An old decent woman is there, with her table and shears, cutting out the negroes' winter clothes, while the good old lady directs them all, incessantly knitting herself. She points out to me several pair of nice colored stockings and gloves she had just finished, and presents me with a pair half done,...
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Hail Columbia, the Flag, and Yankee Doodle Dandy

William Thomas Roberts Saffell - Mount Vernon - 1864 - 123 pages
...in the style of our good old aunt's that is to say, nicely fixed for all sorts of work. On one side sits the chambermaid, with her knitting ; on the other, a little colored pet, learning to sew. An old decent woman is there, with her table and shears, cutting out...
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The Queens of American Society

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - United States - 1867 - 464 pages
...sister, a short time before Washington's death, describing his wife's room at Mount Vernon : " On one side sits the chambermaid with her knitting; on the other a little colored pet learning to sew. A decentlooking old woman is there, with her table and shears, cutting...
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The Queens of American Society

Elizabeth Fries Ellet - United States - 1867 - 464 pages
...chambermaid with her knitting; on theother a little colored pet learning to sew. A decentlooking old woman is there, with her table and shears, cutting out the negroes' winter clothes; while the good old lady directs them all, incessantly knitting herself. She points...
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The home of Washington: or, Mount Vernon and its associations, historical ...

Benson John Lossing - Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate). - 1870 - 446 pages
...in the style of our good old aunt's that is to say, nicely fixed for all sorts of work. On one side sits the chambermaid, with her knitting ; on the other a little colored pet, learning to sew. An old decent woman is there, with her table and shears, cutting out...
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THE HOME OF WASHINGTON OR MOUNT VERNON AND ITS ASSOCIATIONS, HISTORICAL ...

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1870
...in the style of our good old aunt's that is to say, nicely fixed for all sorts of work. On one side sits the chambermaid, with her knitting ; on the other a little colored pet, learning to sew. An old decent woman is there, with her table and shears, cutting out...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 29

1872
...An old, decent woman was there with her table and shears, cutting out the negroes' winter clothes, while the good old lady directs them all, incessantly...herself. She points out to me several pairs of nice colored stockings and gloves she had just finished, and presents me with a pair half done, which she...
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