Elizabeth Hubbs v. James Hubbs

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Elizabeth Hubbs v. James Hubbs
Case Date: 
1873
Court Origin: 
Chancery
Cause/Crime: 
Adultery

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
43
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Elizabeth accusing her husband James of adultery, citing a recent occurrence of James going to a brothel where he stayed until 4 am with the widow Jane Snodgrass. Elizabeth not sued for a full divorce but divorce from bed and board, alimony, and custody of their two youngest children. She wanted an injunction restraining James from disposing of any of his property. Court ruled in her favor for 12 months divorce, $50 alimony, and visitation rights to her children.