Her son had her committed. She said it was so he could get his hands on her money. Now, 130 years after this bitter and controversial drama, a trove of letters—long believed destroyed—sheds new light on it.
What Human nature and the California gold rush tell us about crime in the inner city
Happy marriages may have been all alike in the eighteenth century, but the unhappy ones
fought it out in the newspapers
An Unfortunate Affair at Fullerton Which at the End is Amicably Adjusted.
Wilson's letters to Mary were frequent and intimate, but it would have been political suicide to marry a divorcee by the post-Victorian standards of the time
Institutionalizing the American Honeymoon