Steward

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An official who controls the domestic affairs of a household, supervising the service of his master's table, directing the domestics, and regulating household expenditure.

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Richard Burnet Walker, whose tenure at Mount Vernon began in 1783, was a “House keeper,” or steward. When hired to work at Mount Vernon in 1783, he went by the name of Richard Burnet. While it is ... Read More

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