Useful secondary sources for household management, hygiene, and seasonal change:
My current (custom) brooms: Brooms for Sale
Mops I currently make myself, see these posts on research and initial trials.
Good guidelines for being a servant, and with receipts:
The servant’s directory : or house-keeper’s companion: … To which is annexed a diary, or house-keeper’s pocket-book for the whole year.By Hannah. Glasse
London : Printed for the author ; and sold by W. Johnston ; at Mrs. Wharton’s, at Mrs. Ashburnham’s china-shop, Mr Vaughan’s, and by all the Booksellers in town and country, 1760
The compleat servant-maid; or, The young maidens tutor Directing them how they may fit, and qualifie themselves for any of these employments. Viz. Waiting woman, house-keeper, chamber-maid, cook-maid, under cook-maid, nursery-maid, dairy-maid, laundry-maid, house-maid, scullery-maid. Composed for the great benefit and advantage of all young maidens.
Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670. London: printed for T. Passinger, at the Three Bibles on London Bridge, 1677.
Guidelines for manservants, 1823 but still useful (you will need more brushes):
The Footman’s Director and Butler’s Rememberancer. Thomas Cosnett, 1823.
The book known as One Thousand Receipts Likely to Kill You (but in interesting ways):
Woodward, William Wallis. One thousand valuable secrets, in the elegant and useful arts : collected from the practice of the best artists .. by Published 1795 by Philadelphia : Printed for B. Davies …, and T. Stephens … .
If you are traveling with the Army, or quartered in Barracks or a Cantonment with Huts: Links on hygiene and historical medical practices.
Observations on the means of preserving the health of soldiers and sailors : and on the duties of the medical department of the Army and Navy : with remarks on hospitals and their internal arrangement by Cutbush, Edward, 1772-1843; Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. Directions for preserving the health of soldiers, addressed to the officers of the Army of the United States
Plain concise practical remarks, on the treatment of wounds and fractures : to which is added, an appendix, on camp and military hospitals ; principally designed, for the use of young military and naval surgeons, in North-Americaby Jones, John, 1729-1791; Cadwalader, Thomas, 1707 or 8-1779, dedicatee; Bell, Robert, 1732?-1784, printer