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A Married Woman
The following is a chapter from "The History of Jefferson County, Iowa", Page 298, published by the Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1879.
A MARRIED WOMAN
may convey or incumber real estate, or interest therein, belonging to her; may control the same or contract with reference thereto, as other persons may convey, encumber, control or contract.
She may own, acquire, hold, convey and devise property, as her husband may.
Her husband is not liable for civil injuries committed by her.
She may convey property to her husband, and he may convey to her.
She may constitute her husband her attorney in fact.
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