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A Suit Without Precedent

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Parent Issue
Day
26
Month
February
Year
1875
Copyright
Public Domain
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In the Supreme Court of New York a case was tried last weck whioli both counsel agreetl was without precedent in legal records. Jomiio Youngs, when about 28 vears oíd, married Daniel B. Youngs, a man of 58. Mr. Youugs was the ownor of real state worth about $150,000, but a short time bcfore his m&rriage he conyeyed it to liis two daugliWH, who are about the same age as bis wife. Slio now bríngs suit against lier husbapcl and lier two step-d$ügbters to et aadè the oonveyanoé, diargïBg that it was made to defraud her out of hei inchoate vight of dower. The lm.sband put in no auswer, but tito danghters answer tuat tm-u mother, in üie quarter of a century th.at she Hved with their father, aided hini m gainint' bis waltli, uid tltat he pptwdisod bei he inmld Bstüs tliis pwpperty on them ; thiit the plaintiff will ciijoy tlns proper diiriiig tbeir fatlicr' üie, iis fchey lüi've given hún alife lease, aud tliat he haa otiier property he menu;; tg aettle on her. At the close of tho plaintiirs tostimouy, the defendanta asked an adjimminciit to eüable them to decide whether they would offer tcstimouy or rest on the law point.

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Michigan Argus