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SSar's Beast
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I am feeling quite burned out and jaded about Dutton this evening, but in putting together my Material Timeline of Things I Know About Dutton Based on Historical Evidence, I just noticed a particular coincidence.

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THE ARGUS, Melbourne 13 August 1884

MARRIAGES
Dutton--Oswald--On the 31st ult. ...

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THE ARGUS, Melbourne 2 August 1894

PAINFUL DIVORCE SUIT - DUTTON VS. DUTTON
The petition of Mary Dent Dutton for the dissolution of marriage with William Henry Dutton, and for the custody of the children, was heard... yesterday...

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Married 31st July 1884. Began divorce proceedings 1st August 1894. I know it's just a numerical coincidence but I went ouch.

Maybe for Mary, such an act on such an anniversary was a celebration.

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