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Author: R. B., 1632?-1725?
Title: The apprentices companion containing plain and useful directions for servants, especially apprentices, how to perform their particular dutys to their masters, so as to please God ... : together with prayers and devotions for morning and evening : to which is added, a short and familiar method of arithmetick, and some copies of the most useful, writing hands / by Richard Burton, author of The civil wars of England, &c.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The apprentices companion containing plain and useful directions for servants, especially apprentices, how to perform their particular dutys to their masters, so as to please God ... : together with prayers and devotions for morning and evening : to which is added, a short and familiar method of arithmetick, and some copies of the most useful, writing hands / by Richard Burton, author of The civil wars of England, &c.
R. B., 1632?-1725?

London: Printed for Thomas Mercer ..., 1681.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in British Library.
Subject terms:
Domestics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A35216.0001.001

Contents
illustration
title page
THE EPISTLE TO PARENTS
THE APPRENTICES COMPANION.
CHAP. I. Of Servants.
CHAP. II. Of Servants Apparel.
CHAP. III. Of Servants Obedience to their Masters.
CHAP. IV. Of Obedience to the Commands of Masters.
CHAP. V. Of Obedience to the Instructions of Masters.
CHAP. VI. Of Submission to the Rebuke and Correction of Masters.
CHAP. VII. Of Fidelity.
CHAP. VIII. Of Diligence in Servants.
CHAP. IX. Of Evil Company.
CHAP. X. Of Drunkeness.
CHAP. XI. Of Whoredom.
CHAP. XII. Of Prophane Swearing, Cursing and Perjury.
CHAP. XIII. Of Lying, vain Discourse, and Scoffing.
CHAP. XIV. Of Prophaning the Lords Day
CHAP. XV. Of Gaming.
Conclusion.
prayers
A Prayer for the Morning.
A Prayer for the Morning.
A Prayer for the Evening.
Grace before Meat.
Grace after Meat.
Grace before Meat.
Grace after Meat.
Grace before Meat.
Grace after Meat.
part math
Addition.
Addition of Money.
Addition of Cloth.
Addition of Apothecaries Weights.
In Addition of Beer-Measure,
In Addition of Dry Measure.
The parts of Time are
Of Substraction.
Substraction of Weights.
Of Multiplication.
Of Division.
Of Reduction.
The Rule of Three.
Question 2d.
3d. Question. If 18 Cl. weight of Sugar cost 73 l. what will 130 C. weight of the same Sugar cost?
4th. Question. If 153 Flls 3 quarters of Cloth cost 49 l. 13 s. 4 d. what shall 57 Ells, 1 quarter of the same Cloth cost?
5th. Question. If 615 quarters cost 11920 pence, what 229 quarters cost?
writing samples