The Forrest divorce case. Catharine N. Forrest against Edwin Forrest. Fully and correctly reported by the reporter of the National Police Gazette; with opening and concluding arguments of counsel, charge of the court, letters from Mrr. and Mrs. Forrest, and other persons of standing and influence, together with the Consuelo letter, and other interesting details...

New York: Stringer & Townsend, No. 222 Broadway, 1852. First edition, 8vo, pp. 111, [1]; wood-engraved portrait of Catharine on title page and portrait of Edwin on final page; removed from binding, wrappers wanting; some spotting very good. Edwin filed for divorce from Catharine, accusing her of infidelity with a fellow actor of his. The trial lasted six weeks and resulted in aquittal, but not before filling "more space in the newspaper of the land than any similar trial before, or perhaps since" (DAB). Item #56303

Price: $75.00

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