THE DUTY OF APPRENTICES AND OTHER SERVANTS. A SERMON PREACH’D AT THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. BRIDGET, ALIAS BRIDE, AUGUST 24TH, 1713. BEING THE FESTIVAL OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW. AT A MEETING OF ABOUT 1400 PERSONS OF BOTH SEXES, BEING PART OF THOSE WHO HAD BEEN EDUCATED, AND AFTERWARDS PUT OUT TO TRADES AND OTHER SERVICES, BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE CHARITY- SCHOOLS, IN AND ABOUT THE CITIES OF LONDON AND WESTMINSTER.

London: Printed for G. Strahan ... and J. Downing, 1713. 24pp. Octavo. Sewn. A couple of corner creases, old splashmark to middle of title and corner of two following leaves; a good copy. Item #WRCLIT66036

One of three editions, or more likely impressions, published the same year. The others include a printing in quarto and a printing without Downing's name in the imprint. ESTC locates three copies of this form in North America, three with the single imprint, and two in quarto. The imperatives of obedience, subservience and truthfulness as underpinnings for success among the working classes. ESTC N28965.

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