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Jeeves Takes Charge Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1 Summary

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Chapter 1 Summary

In this chapter Bertram "Bertie" Wooster describes how he first comes to meet and acquire the services of his manservant, Jeeves.

Wooster has been forced to interrupt the week he is spending at his uncle's home in Shropshire. He has discovered that his valet, named Meadowes, is stealing his silk socks and various other unspecified items, and he is therefore obliged to dispense with his services and return to London to find a new valet through an employment office.

A combination of drinking too much the previous evening, and trying to read a cerebrally-challenging book lent to him by his new fiancée, Florence Craye, has given Wooster a headache. He is feeling somewhat fragile when the doorbell rings, and he opens it to find "a darkish sort of respectful Johnnie" standing on the step, who announces himself as a candidate for the position of the new...

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