The Great Convent Case: Saurin V. Star & Kennedy Tried Before Lord Chief Justice Cockburn in the Court of Queen's Bench February 1869
This was an action brought by a professed Sister of the Order of Mercy against the Mother Superioress and a professed Sister of the same order in the convent at Hull, to recover damages for assault, and conspiracy to drive her from the convent and have her expelled from the order"--P. .
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