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herr and frau hansen

The Rooms Provincial Archives, VA 152.187, Herr and Frau Hansen, Hopedale, Labrador, Aug. 1893/ Eliot Curwen, Eliot Curwen fonds

Additional Information  Eliot Curwen noted that the Moravians all “live in one large house, each family having two private rooms only, with a common room for meals & a kitchen...all are very nice but Mr. & Mrs. Hansen strike me most. One kitchen maid is the only servant - besides the nursemaids - so the missny's wives do all the housework and take weeks in turns to take charge of the cooking'.