Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:
Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor
Sacramento Daily Union
March 26, 1868
Romantic Termination of a Breach of Promise Suit.
The Nevada "Transcript' of March 24th chronicles the following: Our readers will no doubt remember the suit of Mary J. COLLINS against Henry M. CONDON for breach of promise, which was tried in the District Court before Judge McFARLAND some time in January, in which plaintiff recovered a verdict of $2,000. The parties were married at the Union Hotel on Saturday evening, by the Judge. Thus the same Judge ordered judgment entered in the case and united the pair for life. The parties had not been keeping company since the suit.
Last week Miss COLLINS had been spending the a few days in this city, and started home on the two o'clock stage. CONDON started in a buggy from Grass Valley for Nevada, to get a surveyor to go down and survey his ranch. He met the stage at the race track, and BROWN, the driver, said to Miss COLLINS, "It's crowded in there, you had better get into this buggy." "Yes", said CONDON, "come, I'll take you to Nevada and bring you home." She agreed, provided he would let her drive. The bargain was made and the parties started off together.
They came to an understanding during the ride, and were married as above stated. The parties are both young, and after their unpleasant experience there is no reason why they should not profit by the past by making each other happy for the future. We know not whether CONDON secured that surveyor he was after, but there is one thing certain, he's got a wife well qualified to take care of his ranch.
Notify Administrator about this message?
|Home | Help | About Us | Site Index | Jobs | PRIVACY | Affiliate|
|© 2007 The Generations Network|