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Married Women's Property Law in Nineteenth-Century Virginia

Ketchum, Sara Frances
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Ketchum, Sara Frances
Advisor
McCurdy, Charles W
Abstract
The paper examines property ownership for married women in the nineteenth century. Wives had to surrender their ownership of property after marriage, until state legislation began to relieve women of this disability.
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History, MA (Master of Arts), 1985
Published Date
1985-08
Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
Notes
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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Libra ETD Repository
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