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Mr. McGalliard reviews legislation concerning a widow's dower should her husband die owning land. A wife's rights regarding inheritance of her husband's property remained antiquated in 1936 North Carolina and similar policies had been abolished in other states.
The author discerns important dates concerning the rights of widows in the laws at the various times.