Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 75

Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana Volume 75

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...appellee. From this judgment the appellant prcsecutes this appeal, and has here assigned, as error, the decision of the judge below, in overruling his motion for a new trial. The causes assigned for such new trial, in the motion therefor, were, in substance, that the finding and decision of the judge of said court were contrary to law, and were not sustained by sutficient evidence. It will be readily seen, therefore, that the questions presented for the consideration of this court, by the record of this cause and the error assigned thereon, are wholly dependent for their proper decision upon the evidence adduced upon the trial below. This evidence is in the record, and consisted chiefly of the testimony of the parties to the suit. We deem it unnecessary for us to set out the evidence at length, in this opinion, but we will give a summary of the facts it tended to establish. The appellant and the appellee had been husband and wife, and the child in controversy was born in lawful wedlock. About three years prior to the commencement of this suit, while the parties were living in Nebraska, the appellant put the appellee and the child on the cars and sent them to her brother. They had since lived separately, and for the greater part of the time the appellee and the child had lived with her brother, in DeKalb county, in this State, who had given them a home. During this time, the appellant made no provision for the support of the appellee or of the child; but by her own labor, and with her brothel-'s assistance, she supported herself and the child. In April, 1879, the appellant came to Huntington county, in this State, and had lived there since with his brother-in-law; and in November, 1879, he had obtained a divorce from the appellee, more

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  • Paperback | 236 pages
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801881
  • 9781236801883