Annie Lee Mathews v. John P. Mathews

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Annie Lee Mathews v. John P. Mathews
Case Date: 
1895
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Petition for Divorce

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
45
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff, Annie Mathews, sued for divorce from the defendant, John Mathews, charging him with "ill treatment, adultery with one Lizzie Hatcher, col.," and frequent accusations against her of infidelity. The case discusses the character and occupation of Lizzie Hatcher as a prostitute and the nature of the defendant's relationship with her.