Category Archives: probate

Research is not always fun (civil commitment)

Sometimes you just run across a tidbit, and you know the whole story is probably lost somewhere in that distant past, but you also know that whatever the details are, it’s a sad story. Like this: At a Court of … Continue reading

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Prenuptial agreement, 18th-century style

Listening to a program on the radio today reminded me of a 1789 prenuptial agreement that I ran across while doing a title search in Stratford a while back.  Before I give you the transcript, though, I should make sure … Continue reading

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