The Rights, Duties and Relations of Domestic Servants and Their Masters and Mistresses: With a Short Account of Servants' Institutions, &c. and Their Advantages

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Butterworths, 1873 - 80 pages

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Page 16 - July one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, if any person or persons shall falsely personate any master or mistress, or the executor, administrator, wife, relation, housekeeper, steward, agent, or servant of any such master or mistress, and shall either personally, or in writing...
Page 26 - ... being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
Page 40 - Grant's Law of Corporations in General. Royal 8vo., 26. boards. A PRACTICAL TREATISE on THE LAW of CORPORATIONS in GENERAL, as well Aggregate as Sole; including Municipal Corporations ; Railway, Banking, Canal, and other...
Page 46 - male servant" means and includes any male servant employed either wholly or partially in any of the following capacities ; that is to say, maitre d'hotel, house steward, master of the horse, groom of the chambers, valet de chambre, butler, under butler, clerk of the kitchen, confectioner, cook, house porter, footman, page, waiter, coachman, groom, postilion...
Page 13 - It is of importance to the public that characters should be readily given. The servant who applies for the character, and the person who is to take him, are equally benefited. Indeed, there is no class to whom it is of so much importance that characters should be freely given as honest servants. It is for that object that the communications are protected.
Page 18 - ... unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith...
Page 19 - A SELECTION OF LEADING CASES ON THE LAW RELATING- TO REAL PROPERTY, Conveyancing, and the Construction of Wills and Deeds ; with Notes. Third Edition. By OWES DAVTES TUDOR, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law, Author of "A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity.
Page 30 - Act 1774 as follows: ... no action, suit or process whatever shall be had, maintained or prosecuted against any person in whose house, chamber, stable, barn or other building, or on whose estate any fire shall ... accidentally begin, nor shall any recompense be made by such person for any damage suffered thereby, any law, usage or custom to the contrary notwithstanding ... provided that no contract or agreement made between landlord and tenant shall be hereby or made void.
Page 46 - ... huntsman, and whipper-in, or in any capacity involving the duties of any of the above descriptions of servants, by whatever style the person acting in such capacity may be called...

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