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The wages of an Ayah will greatly depend upon

The wages of an Ayah will greatly depend upon the duties she undertakes, and those who perform the menial offices, which some do, are on the lowest scale of pay. Chanel BagsThe Wet Nurses are only procurable generally from the lower classes, and are very obstinate as to their rules of diet The greatest trouble arises in getting them to restrict themselves to proper food; they are prone to indulge in liquor, opium, tobacco, pawn, suparee, Michael Kors Factoty &c.; they are perfectly careless of any regularity as to their state of health, and require great watching. Previous to engaging they make the most exorbitant demands, which from necessity you are often compelled to comply with. Besides their wages, it is usual to find them in food and clothes.All classes of servants are engaged by the month, though not always paid at the expiration of it, and it is usual to keep them in arrears Louis Vuitton Handbags Outlet until the middle of the following, as some check upon their behaviour, and to prevent their withdrawing themselves without notice, as they subject themselves to the loss of one month's pay, if they quit of their own free will, or without giving a proper warning.In some houses, besides the Khansumar or Butler, whose province appears to be merely superintending the concerns of the table and of the servants attached to it, a sort of Jemadar of servants is also kept up, who takes charge of the purse and of all the out-of-door servants, pays all the expenses,in fact, superintends the household concerns in general. He is usually a Mussulman, but sometimes of the other class, answering in some degree to the Sircar in Calcutta. Very frequently, instead of a regular servant for the toilet, a Hindoo of the Bearer class is employed, and it seems the better plan; Prada Handbags Outlet for, being a dressing servant, he is in general too great a man to assist in carrying the palankeen: he yet keeps up with it, and is always therefore at hand. If the bearer be a Mussulman he is made sometimes to wait also at tableA Furrash, I suspect, is kept up but in few houses: his occupation is that of a Lascar or Khalassie; he sweeps the carpets, cleans the house and furniture, the care of which he has; also the beds, shades and lights, it being his duty to light the latter; in fact, his duty is both that of the Lascar and Mussalchee, has he is in some houses where a Furrash is not kept up in Bengal. His principal duty is the charge of tents, with the care of the same, pitching, striking and loading them.