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Tinder's New, But the Freakout Isn't: Looking for Love in an 1880s Matrimonial Journal 

In December 1886, the city of Toronto saw the launch of a new publication exclusively aimed at helping people get hitched—The Anglo-American Matrimonial Journal. In their first dispatch, the editors were confident there were “many people of both sexes desirous of making suitable matrimonial alliances” in the freezing…

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