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A mensa et thoro

Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Lat. From table and bed, but more commonly translated, from bed and board. A kind of divorce, which is rather a separation of the parties by law, than a dissolution of the marriage.

-Black's Law Dictionary, 5th Ed.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brown vs Brown, bulk: July 1930

Identifier: 334-2

Silence T. Brown, nee Payne filed suit for divorce from William S. Brown for abuse and abandonment. Dismissed. No divorce issued.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in July 1930

Kidd vs Kidd , bulk: June 1926

Identifier: 334-6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Described by the Library of Virginia as Judgements, these records were known in the Fredericksburg courts as Term Papers. This was a general term for, “loose court papers used by clerks to describe legal records generated by the locality during a specific court session (month/year). Typically, these records were tri-folded and wrapped in bundles with no attempt made by the clerk to differentiate among the various record types within a bundle. Therefore, a bundle of judgments...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in June 1926

Smith vs Smith , bulk: November 1931

Identifier: 334-1

Frances Smith filing suit for divorce from James Murray Smith for abandonment.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found within November 1931