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William H. Gardiner Collection
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Mss 8995 1825, 1840, 1859-1871 G224
Box 1

The collection includes a small diary from 1840 with notes related to a divorce case that William H. Gardiner was trying in New York State in order to take advantage of the relatively lenient divorce laws. Notes relate to residency requirements for New York, what needed to be claimed to receive a divorce, child custody, and the problem of removing the child from the country after the divorce.

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