hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
The Daily Dispatch: May 9, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: May 9, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Anna L. Thorndike or search for Anna L. Thorndike in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

were entirely certain that the marriage was invalid. Two others were equally confident that the law does not apply to foreigners, and that the marriage was valid. The case was very elaborately argued by a long array of counsel. The Court, after carefully comparing the opinions of the legal doctors, and the reasons assigned by them respectively, and minutely examining the provisions of the civil act of Frankfort respecting marriages and taking into view the facts, which were proved, that marriages celebrated in this form were quite frequent with foreigners temporarily residing in that place, and had received a certain degree of recognition, in some instances, from the Senate and the judicial tribunals there, came to the conclusion, which was expressed in an elaborate opinion by Judge Merrick, that the marriage was valid, and that the money in controversy, which now amounts to about $30,000, belongs to Andreas and Anna L. Thorndike, as children and lawful heirs of Andrew Thorndike.