Quite Contrary The Litigious Life of Mary Bennett Love David J. Langum Sr.

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Quite Contrary The Litigious Life of Mary Bennett Love  by  David J. Langum Sr.

Quite Contrary The Litigious Life of Mary Bennett Love by David J. Langum Sr.
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A vivid account of a rambunctious woman in California, 1840s and 1850s who, although illiterate acquired a considerable amount of land. Her first acqusition was a Mexican land grant, covering a considerable amount of modern Santa Clara, that sheMoreA vivid account of a rambunctious woman in California, 1840s and 1850s who, although illiterate acquired a considerable amount of land.

Her first acqusition was a Mexican land grant, covering a considerable amount of modern Santa Clara, that she received by forging her sons name to the naturalization and land grant petitions. She had a considerable knowledge of law that she used to good advantage in her massive amount of litigation. Quite a character, she was known to ignite water fights among women and to sneek into active bullfight rings and create total chaos.



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