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Context of A familiar compendium of the law of husband and wife : in two parts : containing the whole of the legislative provisions for the celebration of marriage , by banns, licence, special licence--and for its dissolution, by divorce, on the ground of crim. con., curelty, &c. &c.--the impediments to matrimony--foreign marriages--adultery and recrimination--jactitation of marriage--separation by mutual agreement--bigamy--the powers of a husband over the property and person of his wife--the legal and equitable rights of married women, &c. &c. : to which is added a third part, comprising the laws relating to breach of promise of marriage, seduction and abduction of women : the whole deduced from the most authentic sources, illustrated with some of the most prominent modern cases and brought down to the present time
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