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Whoops, time off... and Judith Waldo Durant

These things happen.

The saga of Cornelius Durant and Betsey Hawley never found any clear resolution. I need to email V., our guest, the contact info for the Ripley County Historical Society, as I’ve pretty much exhausted my resources. 639 more words

Mary Hampson: A Story of Domestic Violence

Mary Hampson

Her Story of Marital Abuse and Defiance

in Seventeenth-Century England

by Jessica L. Malay


A video interview of Ms. Malay

The legal state of coverture… 1,361 more words

Susana Ellis

September 9

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“To carry on Business on her own proper Account, as sole Dealer and seperate Trader.” 381 more words

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