Mahulda Warwick v. Nicholas Cooper

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Mahulda Warwick v. Nicholas Cooper
Case Date: 
1857
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Marriage, Breach of Promise

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
36
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Mahulda says Nicholas promised to marry her, and they had a child together, but he failed to keep his promise & married another (Polly Keller), leading Mahulda to file this suit for damages. Nicholas claims he was a minor (age 17) when he made the promise