PVH sues Octavia

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PVH sues Octavia - to Is a architect for the defense in the...
to Is a architect for the defense in the Ireland and Orchard street disasters. SUED HIS DAUGHTER FOR PAY. iVSi's. TEieoiloi'c MOSM'S Fnther Spent IHoiitliH Trying to Find Her First Hiialmiicl's Father. Mrs. Octavla A. Mosg, the wife of Theodore Moss, is the defendant in an action brought in the Supreme Court by her lather, Peter V. Husted, to recover recover $4,200, allegad to be a balance due for services rendered in endeavoring to ascertain whether Mrs. Moss's former husband, Samuel Colt, Is alive or dead. Hualed says In his complaint that his daughter was married to Samuel Colt on Dec. 30. 1850, at the Stanton Street Baptist Church. Mrs. Moss, being: now y woman of wealth, Tears that after her death Colt may reappear and claim part of The estate. Husted says that for eighte.en months he searched the records of tho hospitals in this and other cities for some clue to Colt. Colt was alive about 1S83 or 1SS4, but it Is not known whether he is living now. Colt, if living, would br; about seventy- five years oki. His father, who was a cousin of Samuc.l Colt, of revolver fame, rtiorl when his son was a mere boy. Lawyer U R. Beckley, Husted's counsel, says that Colt, If alive, is heir to nearly $200,000 1'roin his father's relatives. IT WAS AW trNBOBSr OBPHAET.

Clipped from The World30 Sep 1896, WedPage 9

The World (New York, New York)30 Sep 1896, WedPage 9
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