Packard v. Packard
Significance, Reverend Packard's Case Against His Wife, Mrs. Packard Defends Her Sanity
Reverend Theophilus Packard, Jr.
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
That his wife was insane and that he was therefore entitled to confine her at home.
Chief Lawyer for Plaintiff
No record extant
Chief Defense Lawyers
John W. Orr, Stephen Moore
Circuit Court Judge Charles R. Starr
Date of Decision
18 January 1864
Elizabeth Packard was declared sane and her liberty was restored.
- Shaw v. Shaw, 17 Day Conn. 189 (1845).
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