She said the promise of marriage was made in a mountain resort in Pennsylvania in the Summer of 1913. Then De Camp returned to this city and shortly afterward Miss Clark telephoned him, she said, asking when he thought she should come back to her home. His reply, she said, was to the effect that so far as he was concerned she could remain in Pennsylvania forever. The reason for this sudden indifference, Miss Clark alleged, was because the defendant had met Mrs. Marvin at the Poughkeepsie races.
Mr. De Camp wants the bill of particulars to state whether the alleged promise to marry was made orally or in writing, what were the social connections the plaintiff abandoned, and what dramatic school she attended.
Mr. De Camp's wife remained with her first husband on the Titanic until he insisted that she leave the ship. On her arrival in this city she gave birth to a child, one of three born of women who had been rescued from the steamer. Her father is Frank Farquharson of 317 Riverside Drive.
[Apart from a listing of Clark v. De Camp on a court calendar of "litigated motions" on 21 January 1915, there's no further reference to this in The New York Times, and there appears to have been no published court opinion resulting from this case.]
Leave a comment
Add a new story to Encyclopedia Titanica
Link and cite this article
Please link to this page using the following URL
Or copy the link text below
If you need to cite this page please copy the following and adapt as necessary for your referencing system:
(1914) ACTRESS SUES DE CAMPNew York Times (ref: #1731, accessed 26th April 2015 12:18:12 AM)
URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/actress-sues-de-camp.html
Added to Encyclopedia Titanica Thursday 28th August 2003, last updated Saturday 25th April 2015.