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Shortage of Marriage Licenses (Footnote to History)

(This article originally appeared on page 4 of the January 3, 1946 publication of the Glens Falls Post and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP),— Would-be brides and grooms are about to run into a bottleneck in Hagerstown—the deputy clerk of the court is down to his last six marriage license blanks.

The half dozen are the remains of an emergency supply rushed to Hagerstown recently, lamented Clerk Merlin Snyder.

A rush of marriage applications, with half the grooms returning soldiers, created the license crisis.

There was a shortage of marriage licenses in Hagerstown, MD in January 1946.
There was a shortage of marriage licenses in Hagerstown, MD in January 1946.
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