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Myra Clark Gaines.

United States. Congress. House

Myra Clark Gaines.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Congress -- Private bills,
  • Bills, Private -- United States,
  • United States -- Claims

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGaines, Myra Clark, private land claim
    SeriesH.rp.1381
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Private Land Claims
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15979307M

    The Famous Case of Myra Clark Gaines by Nolan B. Harmon, , Louisiana State University Press (a review here) which I read a few years ago was brought to mind with the posting of her late husband's (Edmund P. Gaines') gravestone on my blog. Myra's "famous case" referred to her long, arduous journey through the court system in a quest to inherit her father's estate. This is a rare hardcover signed by author Harnett T Kane. the pages are complete the book has light normal wear from age and handling. The author signed this book on the Louisiana Edition page. New Orleans Woman Harnett Kane Myra Clark Gaines signed autographed book edition | eBaySeller Rating: % positive.

    ** Some of this information is from the book Notorious Woman The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines. By Elizabeth Urban Alexander. There is so little known about Caroline Clark's early life that I have chosen a short version mainly from the book. The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines On the morning ofJanuar y 10,, occupants of New Orleans breakfast tables put down their coffee and beignets, picked up their copies of the Daily Picayune, and read the obituary of Myra Clark Gaines. For years her wizened figure had been a familiar sight to residents of the CrescentCited by: 3.

    "Myra Clark Gaines was the plaintiff in the longest-running legal case in the history of the United States court system. From to her death in she fought to establish herself as the legal heir of her father, Daniel Clark, a wealthy New Orleans merchant who died in Myra was the daughter of Clark and a young Frenchwoman, Zulime. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item cemarkmumbai.com: Harnett T. cemarkmumbai.comioned: cemarkmumbai.comble.


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Jos. Fuentes, et al., vs. Myra Clark Gaines. Opinion of Judge T. Wharton Collens, and the decree of the court, revoking and recalling as absolutely null and of no effect, the decree of probate of the alleged lost will ofset up by defendant as the basis of her title in suits in the U.

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The legal crusade of Myra Clark Gaines (?) has all the trappings of classic melodrama -- a lost heirCited by: 3. Oct 01,  · Myra Clark Gaines was 25 and about to be married when she discovered that the couple who had raised her were not her birth parents and that she was the daughter of one of the richest men in America, Daniel Clark.

Thus began Myra's lifelong involvement with the courts, as she sought to prove her claim as a legitimate heir to her father's cemarkmumbai.com: Louisiana State University Press.

The legal crusade of Myra Clark Gaines (?) has all the trappings of classic melodrama -- a lost heir, a missing will, an illicit relationship, a questionable marriage, a bigamous husband, and a murder. For a half century the daughter of New Orleans millionaire Daniel Clark struggled to justify her claim to his enormous fortune in a case that captivated the nineteenth-century public.

THE FAMOUS CASE OF MYRA CLARK GAINES, by Nolan B. Harmon, Jr., Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, La., Pp. xi, $ William L. Prosser This Book Review is brought to you for Myra Clark Gaines. book and open access by the Law Reviews and Journals at LSU Law Digital Commons.

It has been accepted forAuthor: William L. Prosser. Myra Clark Gaines was 25 and about to be married when she discovered that the couple who had raised her were not her birth parents and that she was the daughter of one of the richest men in.

The legal crusade of Myra Clark Gaines (?–) has all the trappings of classic melodrama — a lost heir, a missing will, an illicit relationship, a questionable marriage, a bigamous husband, and a Cited by: 3. New Orleans Woman: A Biographical Novel of Myra Clark Gaines by Kane, Harnett T.

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I made the following changes. MYRA CLARK GAINES, APPELLANT, v. DUNCAN N. HENNEN. Decided: NotFound. opinion, WAYNE [HTML] Syllabus from pages intentionally omitted. THIS was an appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for the eastern district of Louisiana.

MYRA CLARK GAINES Myra Clark Gaines () was the wealthiest person -- not just the wealthiest woman -- in the United States during her lifetime. One estimate places the value of her estate in at more than $35 million (Elizabeth Urban Alexander.

Notorious Woman, the Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines. ).She spent most of her days, however, defending her claim to the fortune. Myra Clark Gaines sat quietly, one of only two women in a row of solemn stone faces on the second floor of The Cabildo.

The old building, once the seat of New Orleans government under Spanish rule, had been converted into a museum housing relics of the city’s long and colorful history. A small card. Oct 01,  · Notorious Woman book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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Report of the Finance Committee on the petition of Mrs. Myra Clarke Gaines: with accompanying documents, to the Common Council of the city of New Orleans. [Myra Clark Gaines]. Oct 14,  · DOWNLOAD Notorious Woman: The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines (Southern Biography Series). Dec 23,  · GAINES, Mrs.

Myra Clark, heiress, born in New Orleans, La., inand died in that city, 9th January. She was the daughter of Daniel Clark, a native of SIigo. Ireland. He emigrated from Ireland and settled in New Orleans. In he inherited a large property from an uncle. Apr 05,  · Description this book The legal crusade of Myra Clark Gaines (?) has all the trappings of classic melodrama -- a lost heir, a missing will, an illicit relationship, a questionable marriage, a bigamous husband, and a murder.

For a half century the daughter of New Orleans millionaire Daniel Clark struggled to justify her claim to his. The heiress and the historian. When two tenacious women meet, it makes for one great book.

By Linda Swift. Myra Clark Gaines sat quietly, one of only two women in a row of solemn stone faces on the second floor of The Cabildo.Nov 20,  · Larry: It's another fine book.

It's amazing. It took so long to write that book. The Celebrated Case of Myra Clark Gaines' by Elizabeth Alexander. Larry: You read that it's a .The life-long litigation of Myra C.

Gaines, and her attempt to establish her patrimony as a step to securing her father's fabulous estate in a presentation which shows monumental research, but is largely legalistic. (Harnett Kane will do a fictionization of this story on Doubleday's list this fall.) Myra, daughter of rich, eligible Daniel Clark and his New Orleans mistress, grew up in.