First Annual Report of the Society for the Encouragement of Faithful Domestic Servants in New-York

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D. Fanshaw, at the American Tract Society's House, 1826 - 46 páginas

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Página 26 - It shall be the duty of the President, or in his absence, of the Vice-President, to preside at each meeting of the Board.
Página 27 - Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, and seventeen ordinary members, to be elected annually ; but vacancies occurring between the general meetings shall be filled up by the Council. V. A General Meeting of the Subscribers shall be held annually, on the first Thursday in March. The Secretary's Report on the condition and proceedings of the Society shall be then read, and, along with the Auditor's Report, be submitted for approval, and finally, the Meeting shall proceed to elect the Council for the ensuing...
Página 31 - Never quit a place on your own accord, except on such account that in distress or death you think you did right. "Be moderate in your wages; many very good places are lost by asking too much. "If you cannot pray as well as you would, be sure every night and morning to do it as well as you can. " Rise early and your services will give more satisfaction. " Be modest and quiet, not talkative and presuming. " Don't spend any part of the Sabbath in idleness or walking about for pleasure. " Watch against...
Página 31 - ... Rise early and your services will give more satisfaction. " Be modest and quiet, not talkative and presuming. " Don't spend any part of the Sabbath in idleness or walking about for pleasure. " Watch against daintiness. " Be always employed, for Satan finds some mischief still for idle hands to do. " Keep your temper and tongue under government ; never give your employer a sharp answer, nor be in haste to excuse yourself. " Leave every place respectfully ; it is your duty.
Página 31 - Never quit a place, on your own accord, except on such account, that in distress, or death, you think you did right. Be moderate in your wages; many very good places are lost by asking too much. If you can not pray as well as you would, be sure every night and morning to do it as well as you can. Rise early, and your services will give more satisfaction. Be modest and quiet, and not talkative...
Página 3 - The age in which we live has been aptly styled the age of benevolence. Scarcely is a new want discovered, or a new field presented in the moral waste of the world, where the benevolent may labour with a prospect of doing good, but numbers are found ready to gird themselves for the duty, however humble or self-denying may be their...
Página 3 - That the number of faithful and respectable servants in our city, has, latterly, been quite inadequate to our wants, is a fact as notorious as it is lamentable.
Página 32 - English, it will doubtless be so before very long, " for Satan finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.
Página 4 - Indeed, as the first report states, the society was organized "to excite the ambition of servants by the distribution of prizes for long and faithful services, to teach them that the way to become respectable is by respecting themselves, and by acting well the parts which Providence has assigned to them.

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