A Treatise on Domestic Economy - Catharine Esther Beecher

A Treatise on Domestic Economy

By Catharine Esther Beecher

  • Release Date: 1878-01-01
  • Genre: Politics & Current Events


The author of this work was led to attempt it, by discovering, in her extensive travels, the deplorable sufferings of multitudes of young wives and mothers, from the combined influence of poor health, poor domestics, and a defective domestic education. The number of young women whose health is crushed, ere the first few years of married life are past, would seem incredible to one who has not investigated this subject, and it would be vain to attempt to depict the sorrow, discouragement, and distress experienced in most families where the wife and mother is a perpetual invalid..