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The Thorndike will case. [From the ] An interesting case, establishing the validity of the marriage of a citizen of Massachusetts in the German free city of Frankfort on the Main, before the United States Consul, and involving quite a large amount of property, was recently decided by the full bench of the Supreme Court of this State, at Boston. It appeared that Israel Thorndike, the older, by a codicil to his will, proved in 1832 gave to his son Andrew $10,000 one-haft of which wast
o maintain their claims against each other.
Prior to August, 1851, Katherina Bayerl had borne to Mr. Thorndike the two children above named.
At that time, while both were temporarily residing at Frankfort on the Main, the being a citizen of Massachusetts and she having her domicil at Meniz,) they entered into the civil contract of marriage before the United States Consul, and afterwards lived together as husband and wife, he recognizing both the children as his, until his death.
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