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The Law of Servants and the Servants of Law: Enforcing Masters' Rights in Montreal, 1830-1845

@article{Pilarczyk2000TheLO,
  title={The Law of Servants and the Servants of Law: Enforcing Masters' Rights in Montreal, 1830-1845},
  author={Ian C. Pilarczyk},
  journal={McGill Law Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={46},
  pages={779}
}
The law governing masters and servants offers a unique point from which to examine the history of Montreal labour law during the early nineteenth century. The author examines the methods by which masters attempted to enforce their employment rights in the judicial district of Montreal during the years 1830 to 1845. Using primary sources from various Montreal court records, the author reconstructs the judicial and quasi-judicial processes that accompanied the manifold master-servant disputes. He… 
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