Women"s work and family lives in the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham, 1845-1899

by Bernadine Dodge

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  • Rural women -- Ontario -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Women -- Ontario -- Durham County -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Women -- Ontario -- Northumberland County -- History -- 19th century.

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Statementby Bernadine Dodge.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 leaves.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18575361M

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TITLE: United Counties of Northumberland and Durham. Assessment and collector's rolls fonds. Accession Number: Description: The microfilms were produced by the Archives of Ontario from records in possession of the Clerk of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham.

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