1887

 
1887

 

January:

  • From the Philadelphia Inquirer:
    Jan. 4, 1887

    "THE CITY OVER THE RIVER"

    "Legal, Municipal, Political and Other Camden News."

    "The alimony suit of Mrs. Adelia Harvey against her husband, Alexander Harvey, both of Gloucester City, came up before Vice Chancellor Bird, in his chambers, at No. 108 Market street, yesterday, and occupied the court all day."

     

 


 



 



 

  • The Atlantic Reporter Volume 7 of the year 1887 contained all of the decisions of New Jersey's Court of Chancery.

    On page 872, Bill Fitzsimmons found this summary of the Harvey vs. Harvey desertion/divorce trial . . .
     

    • Harvey v Harvey
      Court of Chancery of New Jersey
      January 22 1887

      Husband and Wife Divorce
      Extreme Cruelty and Desertion

      Where a wife filed a bill against her husband for divorce and alimony on the ground of his desertion without justifiable cause and the husband showed by way of defense that she several times applied croton oil to his clothes from which it was communicated to his person causing him distress and suffering. 

      She was guilty of extreme cruelty towards him and her bill was properly dismissed.

      On bill for divorce DJ Pancoast for complainant, E Hays for defendant



     

 

1887 Milestones

Born this Year...

 

Passed Away...
  • September 7th - Katie Murphy Fitzsimmons
    Sunny Jim's mother, 
    from Bright's Disease (kidney failure).
    Age approximately 39.

 

The World in 1887...

 

1887 Photo Gallery...

 

1887 at the track...

  • The Brooklyn Handicap inaugurated at Gravesend Race Track

 

 
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