Marriage in Early Nineteenth-Century America Clancy, James. A Treatise on the Rights, Duties, and Liabilities of Husband and Wife at Law and in Equity. First American from the Third London Edition, with Great Additions. Originally published: New York: Treadway & Bogert, 1828. xxiii, 684 pp. Reprinted 2003 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584772811; ISBN-10: 1584772816. Hardcover. New. $44.95 * This popular and useful work went through several English and American editions, and is instructive of the legal status of marriage at the time. It examines the equitable rights of husband and wife in their legal relationship to each other, in terms of personal property, liability, debts, survivorship, suicide, inheritance, children, cohabitation, dower, arrest of a married woman, settlement and the like.
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