FULL TEXT : An Amazonian woman, who is said to be the “weaker vessel” of Mike Moriarty’s household gods, was recently before the Recorder [judge] of Memphis, for whipping her husband, and fined $10. His Honor also very properly fined Mike $5 for permitting himself to be thrashed by a woman.
[“Original Decision Respecting Matrimonial Quarrels.” Cincinnati Daily Press (Oh.), Apr. 9, 1860, p. 1]
For more cases see: Domestic Violence: Non-Lethal Female on Male