1860 Divorce of George W. Reaves
ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA, PASSED IN MILLEDGEVILLE, AT AN ANNUAL SESSION IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER, 1860.
PART II. LOCAL AND PRIVATE LAWS.
TITLE XVI. RELIEF.
1860 Vol. 1 — Page: 218
Sequential Number: 318
Law Number: (No. 231.)
Full Title: An Act for the relief of George W. Reaves of Pike County
WHEREAS, At the October, Term, 1860, of Pike Superior Court a final verdict and Judgment of the court was had, granting a divorce, avinculo a matrimonii to Salina G. Reaves, former wife of said George W. Reaves.
9. SECTION I. Be it enacted, &c., That from and immediately after the passage of this act, the said George W. Reaves, be, and he is hereby fully relieved from all the pains and penalties, restriction, and disabilities by him incured in consequence of his intermarriage with the said Salina G. Reaves, formerly Salina G. Daniel, and of the rendition of said verdict and judgment, and that he be allowed to marry again if desirable, in the same manner as if he had never been married to said Salina G., any law to the contrary notwithstanding.
JOSEPH E. BROWN, Governor.
Approval Date: Assented to for the reason that I am informed, that the divorce grew out of the insanity of Reaves, who is now fully restored to reason, this 8th day of December, 1860.