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Colonial justice justice, morality, and crime in the Niagara district, 1791-1849 by David R. Murray

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Published by Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English



  • Ontario,
  • Niagara Peninsula


  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Ontario -- Niagara Peninsula -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Ontario -- Niagara Peninsula -- History -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-267) and index.

StatementDavid Murray.
ContributionsOsgoode Society for Canadian Legal History.
LC ClassificationsKEO176 .M87 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 285 p. :
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3748818M
ISBN 100802037496
LC Control Number2003430920

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