Saturday, February 27, 2010

28Mar1871, The Abolition of Sisters-in-Law Act

LONDON, March 28th, 1871.
—The bill [FN: I.e. the bill for legalising marriage with a deceased wife's sister of which Lady Frederick was to the end an ardent and active opponent.] for the "Abolition of sisters-in-law" (a nice name for it) thrown out by a good majority in the Lords.

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