This is an article from a Victorian ladymag called the Girl's Own Paper about how to get a job as a clerk or book-keeper. Note how back in The Olden Days before women joined more fields of occupation, employers preferred women for low-paying jobs like because men would quit low-paying jobs like this once they married and had families to support - nice to know some things never change :| - and women were considered less likely than men to scam their employers because they were innately more pure and honest.