R. D. Smith & wife v. Joseph R. Simpson

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
R. D. Smith & wife v. Joseph R. Simpson
Case Date: 
1860
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
127
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Polly Smith is the wife of R.D. Smith. Plaintiffs accuse Simpson of impregnating their daughter referred to as Mirand Boyde, Miranda Flinn and Miranda Smith. Miranda also acts as a servant to her mother. The plaintiffs claim that while Miranda was pregnant she could not perform her duties as servant. Plaintiffs further claim that she became gloomy, thus depriving them of their daughters services as well as her good character.