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Women’s work: a merchant woman.


The year seventeen hundred Twenty-seven The Eighteen of August
Interrogated as to Her name, surname, age, status and residence

Stated to be named Marie anne Lafayette, aged thirty-seven years merchant woman residing In this city on Rue St Paul.[...]

Source: Archives nationales du Québec, Centre de Montréal, Procès pour trafic de marchandises étrangères, TL 4 S1, 3368, Juridiction royale de Montréal, Declaration by Marie-Anne Lafayette, June 15, 1727.

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