The Rollwagen Will Case
New York: Lange, Little & Co., Printers, 1874. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #20587 .
Tall 8vo. (2),209pp. Publishers green cloth. No spine title. Cloth spotted, mainly on the front board, and some wear to edges and corners else this is a very good copy.
Inscribed by Arnoux on the front preliminary blank to Mr. James C. Sheffield "with compliments".
Rollwagen, a welthy resident of New York, twice married with adult children, became hoarse and inform. While in this condition, he married his housekeeper, Magdalena. He was 64; she was 42. Just a month before he died he willed most of his wealth to her. This is the case for probate of the will; Arnoux was the lead counsel for Magdalena.