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Bowles of the Springfield Republican-Rev. Phebe A. Hanaford, Chaplain,
1870- John Hooker, Esq., Champions the Suffrage Movement-The Smith
Sisters—Mary Hall-Chief-Justice Park-Frances Ellen Burr-Hartford Equal
Rights Club

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CHAPTER XXXIII.

RHODE ISLAND.

Senator Anthony in North American ReviewConvention in Providence-State

Association organized, Paulina Wright Davis, President-Report of Elizabeth
B. Chase-Women on School Boards Women's Board of Visitors to the Penal
and Correctional Institutions- Dr. Wm. F. Channing—Miss Ida Lewis-
Letter of Frederick A. Hinckley-Last Words of Senator Anthony . 339

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Women on School Committees-Elvira C. Thorndyke-First Suffrage Society

organized, 1868, Rockland-Portland Meeting, 1870—John Neal-Judge
Goddard-Colby University Open to Girls, August 12, 1871—Mrs. Clara
Hapgood Nash Admitted to the Bar, October 26, 1872— Tax-Payers Protest
-Ann F. Greeley, 1872—March, 1872, Bill for Woman Suffrage Lost in the
House, Passed in the Senate by Seven Votes-Miss Frank Charles, Register
of Deeds— Judge Reddington-Mr. Randall's Motion-Moral Eminence of
Maine-Convention in Granite Hall, Augusta, January, 1873, Hon. Joshua
Nye, President-Delia A. Curtis–Opinions of the Supreme Court in Regard
to Women Holding Offices Governor Dingley's Message, 1875-Convention,
Representatives Hall, Portland, Judge Kingsbury, President, Feb. 12, '76
The two Snow Families-Hon, T, B. Reed

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CHAPTER XXXV.

NEW HAMPSHIRE.

Nathaniel P. Rogers-Parker Pillsbury-Galen Foster-The Hutchinson Family

-First Organized Action, 1868—Concord Convention-William Lloyd Gar.
rison's Letter-Rev. S. L. Blake Opposed-Rev. Mr. Sanborn in Favor-
Concord Monitor-Armenia S. Whitc-A Bill to Protect the Rights of Mar-
ried Men-Minority and Majority Reports--Women too Ignorant to Vote-
Republican State Convention-Women on School Committees, 1870—Vot-
ing at School District Meetings, 1878—Mrs. White's Address—Mrs. Ricker on
Prison Reform— Judicial Decision in Regard to Married Women, 1882—Let-
ter from Senator Blair .

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CHAPTER XXXVI.

VERMONT.

Clarina Howard Nichols-Council of Censors-Amending the Constitution-St.

Andrew's Letter—Mr. Reed's Report-Convention Called-H. B. Blackwell
on the Vermont Watchman~Mary A. Livermore in the Woman's Journal-
Sarah A. Gibbs' Reply to Rev. Mr. Holmes School Suffrage, 1880 . 383

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Saratoga Convention, July 13, 14, 1869-State Society Formed, Martha C.

Wright, President- The Revolution Established, 1868–Educational Move-
ment-New York City Society, 1870, Charlotte B. Wilbour, President-Presi-
dential Campaign, 1872—Hearings at Albany, 1873–Constitutional Commis-
sion-An Effort to Open Columbia College, President Barnard in Favor-
Centennial Celebration, 1876—School Officers–Senator Emerson of Monroe.
1877–Governor Robinson's Veto-School Suffrage, 1880-Governor Cornell
Recommended it in his Message-Stewart's Home for Working Women
-Women as Police-An Act to Prohibit Disfranchisement-Attorney-
General Russell's Adverse Opinion—The Power of the Legislature to Extend
Suffrage-Great Demonstration in Chickering Hall, March 7, 1884—Hearing
at Albany, 1885-Mrs. Blake, Mrs. Stanton, Mrs. Rogers, Mrs. Howell, Gov.
Hoyt of Wyoming

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CHAPTER XXXVIII.

PENNSYLVANIA.

Carrie Burnham-The Canon and Civil Law the Source of Woman's Degradation

-Women Sold with Cattle in 1768-Women Arrested in Pittsburg-Mrs. Mc-
Manus–Opposition to Women in Colleges and Hospitals; John W. Forney
Vindicates their Rights—Ann Preston-Women in Dentistry-James Truman's
Letter-Swarthmore College--Suffrage Association Formed in 1866, in Phila-
delphia-John K. Wildman's Letter-Judge William S. Pierce- The Citizens'
Suffrage Association, 333 Walnut Street, Edward M. Davis, President-Pe-
titions to the Legislature-Constitutional Convention, 1873—Bishop Simpson,
Mary Grew, Sarah C. Hallowell, Matilda Hindman, Mrs. Stanton, Address
the Convention-Messrs. Broomall and Campbell Debate with the Opposition
-Amendment Making Women Eligible to School Offices—Two Women Elected
to Philadelphia School Board, 1874–The Wages of Married Women Protected
-J. Edgar Thomson's Will—Literary Women as Editors-The Rev. Knox
Little-Anne E. McDowell—Women as Physicians in Insane Asylums—The
Fourteenth Amendment Resolution, 1881–Ex-Gov. Hoyt's Lecture on Wy-
oming

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CHAPTER XXXIX.

NEW JERSEY.

Women Voted in the Early Days-Deprived of the Right by Legislative Enact-

ment in 1807–Women Demand the Restoration of Their Rights in 1868–At
the Pulls in Vineland and Roseville Park—Lucy Stone Agitates the Question
-State Suffrage Society Organized in 1867_Conventions—A Memorial to the
Legislature- Mary F. Davis-Rev. Phebe A. Hanaford-Political Science
Club-Mrs. Cornelia C. Hussey-Orange Club, 1870-Mrs. Devereux Blake
gives the Oration, July 4, 1884–Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell's Letter-The
Laws of New Jersey in Regard to Property and Divorce-Constitutional Com-
mission, 1873–Trial of Rev. Isaac M. See-Women Preaching in his Pulpit
-The Case Appealed-Mrs. Jones, Jailoress-Legislative Hearings

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The First Soldiers' Aid Society-Mrs. Mendenhall-Cincinnati Equal Rights As.

sociation, 1868-Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital-Hon. J. M.
Ashley-State Society, 1869–Murat Halstead's Letter-Dayton Convention,
1870–Women Protest Against Enfranchisement-Sarah Knowles Bolton-
Statistics on Coëducation by Thomas Wentworth Higginson-Woman's Crusade,
1874- Miriam M. Cole-Ladies' Health Association-Professor Curtis-Hos-
pital for Women and Children, 1879--Letter from J. D. Buck, M. D.-
March, 1861, Degrees Conferred on Women-Toledo Association, 1869-
Sarah Langdon Williams - The Sunday Journal-The Ballot-Box~Constitu-
tional Convention- Judge Waite-Amendment Making Women Eligible to
Office-Mr. Voris, Chairman Special Committee on Woman Suffrage-State
Convention, 1873-kev, Robert McCune-Centennial Celebration-Women
Decline to Take Part-Correspondence-Newbury Association-Women
Voting, 1871—Sophia Ober Allen-Annual Meeting, Painesville, 1885–State
Society, Mrs. Frances M. Casement, President-Adelbert College

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CHAPTER XLI.

MICHIGAN.

Women's Literary Clubs and Libraries Mrs. Lucinda H. Stone-Classes of Girls

in Europe-Erestine L. Rose-Legislative Action, 1849-1885-State Woman
Suffrage Society, 1870—Annual Conventions-Northwestern Association-
Wendell Phillips' Letter-Nannette Gardner votes-Catharine A. F. Stebbins
Refused-Legislative Action-Amendments Submitted-An Active Canvas of
the State by Women-Election Day—The Amendment Lost, 40,000 Men
Voted in Favor-University at Ann Arbor Opened to Girls, 1869–Kalamazoo
Institute, J. A. B. Stone-Miss Madeline Stockwell and Miss Sarah Burger
Applied for Admission to the University in 1857—Episcopal Church Bill-
Local SocietiesQuincy-Lansing-St. Johns—Manistee-Grand Rapids-
Sojourner Truth-Laura C. Haviland-Sybil Lawrence

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CHAPTER XLII.

INDIANA.

The First Woman Suffrage Convention After the War, 1869-Amanda M. Way

-Annual Meetings, 1870-85, in the Larger Cities—Indianapolis Equal Suf-
frage Society, 1878-A Course of Lectures-In May, 1880, National Conven-
tion in Indianapolis—Zerelda G. Wallace-Social Entertainment-Governor
Albert G. Porter-Susan B. Anthony's Birthday-Schuyler Colfax-Legislative
Hearings— Temperance Women of Indiana-Helen M. Gougar-General As-
sembly—Delegates to Political Conventions Women Address Political Meet-
ings Important Changes in the Laws for Women, from 1860 to 1884-Col-
leges Open to Women-Demia Butler-Professors—Lawyers-Doctors-Min.
isters-Miss Catharine Merrill-Miss Elizabeth Eaglesfield-Rev. Prudence
Le Clerc-Dr. Mary F. Thomas-Prominent Men and Women-George W.
Julian—The Journals Gertrude Garrison

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CHAPTER XLIII.

ILLINOIS.

Chicago a Great Commercial Centre-First Woman Suffrage Agitation, 1855-A.

J. Grover-Society at Earlville-Prudence Crandall-Sanitary Movement-
Woman in Journalism-Myra Bradwell—Excitement in Elmwood Church, 1868
-Mrs. Huldah Joy-Pulpit Utterances-Convention, 1869, Library Hall,
Chicago-Anna Dickinson, Robert Laird Collier Debate-Manhood Suffrage
Denounced by Mrs. Stanton and Miss Anthony-Judge Charles B. Waite on
the Constitutional Convention-Hearing before the Legislature-Western Suf-
frage Convention, Mrs. Livermore, President-Annual Meeting at Blooming-
ton-Women Eligible to School Offices-Evanston College-Miss Alta Hulett
Medical Association-Dr. Sarah Hackett Stevenson "Woman's Kingdom"
in the Inter-Ocean-Mrs. Harbert-Centennial Celebration at Evanston-
Temperance Petition, 180,000~Frances E. Willard—Social Science Associa-
tion-Art Union-Jane Graham Jones at International Congress in Paris-
Moline Association

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CHAPTER XLIV.

MISSOURI.

Missouri the first State to Open Colleges of Law and Medicine to Woman-Lib-

eral Legislation-Harriet Hosmer-Wayman Crow-Dr. Joseph N. McDowell
-Works of Art-Women in the War-Adeline Couzins–Virginia L. Minor-
Petitions-Woman Suffrage Association, May 8, 1867–First Woman Suffrage
Convention, Oct. 6, 1869-Able Resolutions by Francis Minor-Action Asked
for in the Methodist Church-Constitutional Convention-Mrs. Hazard's Re-
port--National Suffrage Association, 1879—Virginia L. Minor Before the
Committee on Constitutional Amendments-Mrs. Minor Tries to Vote-Her
Case in the Supreme Court-Mrs. Annie R. Irvine—“Oregon Woman's
Union "-Miss Phæbe Couzins Graduates From the Law School, 1871–
Reception by Members of the Bar-Speeches—Dr. Walker-Judge Krum-
Hon. Albert Todd-Ex-Governor E O. Stanard-Ex-Senator Henderson-
Judge Reber-George M. Stewart-Mrs. Minor-Miss Couzins

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CHAPTER XLV.

IOWA.

Beautiful Scenery-Liberal in Politics and Reforms—Legislation for Women-

No Right yet to Joint Earnings-Early Agitation-Frances Dana Gage, 1854
-Mrs. Amelia Bloomer Lectures in Council Bluffs, 1856—Mrs. Martha H.
Brinkerhoff-Mrs. Annie Savery, 1868-County Associations Formed in 1869
-State Society Organized at Mt. Pleasant, 1870, Henry O'Connor, President
- Mrs. Cutler Answers Judge Palmer-First Annual Meeting, Des Moines
- Letter from Bishop Simpson-The State Register Complimentary-Mass-
Meeting at the Capitol-Mrs. Savery and Mrs. Harbert-Legislative Action-
Methodist and Universalist Churches Indorse Woman Suffrage-Republican
Plank, 1874-Governor Carpenter's Message, 1876-Annual Meeting, 1882,
Many Clergymen Present-Five Hundred Editors Interviewed-Miss Hind-
man and Mrs. CampbellMrs. Callanan Interviews Governor Sherman, 1884
-Lawyers-Governor Kirkwood Appoints Women to Office-County Super-
intendents-Elizabeth S. Cook-Journalism-Literature - Medicine-Ministry
-Inventions—President of a National Bank-The Heroic Kate Shelly-Tem-
perance-Improvement in the Laws

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Progressive Legislation - The Rights of Married Women-The Constitution

Shows Four Classes Having the Right to Vote-Woman Suffrage Agitation-
C. L. Sholes' Minority Report, 1856–Judge David Noggle and J. T. Mills'
Minority Report, 1859—State Association Formed, 1869–Milwaukee Conven-
tion-Dr. Laura Ross-Hearing Before the Legislature-Convention in Janes-
ville, 1870—State University-Elizabeth R. Wentworth-Suffrage Amend.
ment, 1880, '81, '82—Rev. Olympia Brown, Racine, 1877–Madam Anneké

- Judge Ryan—Three Days' Convention at Racine, 1883–Eveleen L. Ma-
son-Dr. Sarah Munro-Rev. Dr. Corwin-Lavinia Godell, Lawyer-Angie
King-Kate Kane

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CHAPTER XLVII.

MINNESOTA.

Girls in State University-Sarah Burger Stearns-Harriet E. Bishop, the First

Teacher in St. Paul-Mary J. Colburn Won the Prize-Mrs. Jane Grey Swiss-
helm, St. Cloud-Fourth of July Oration, 1866—First Legislative Hearing,
1867—Governor Austin's Veto-First Society at Rochester-Kasson-Almira
W. Anthony-Mary P. Wheeler-Harriet M. White-The W: C. T. U.-
Harriet A. Hobart-Literary and Art Clubs--School Suffrage, 1876—Char-
lotte O. Van Cleve and Mrs. C. S. Winchell Elected to School Board-Mrs.
Governor Pillsbury—Temperance Vote, 1877—Property Rights of Married
Women-Women as Officers, Teachers, Editors, Ministers, Doctors, Lawyers. 649

CHAPTER XLVIII.

DAKOTA.

Influences of Climate and Scenery-Legislative Action, 1872—Mrs. Marietta

Bones—In February, 1879, School Suffrage Granted Women-Constitutional
Convention, 1883—Matilda Joslyn Gage Addressed a Letter to the Conven-
tion and an Appeal to the Women of the State-Mrs. Bones Addressed the
Convention in Person—The Effort to get the Word "Male" out of the Con-
stitution Failed—Legislature of 1885–Major Pickler Presents the Bill-Car.
ried Through Both Houses-Governor Pierce's Veto- Major Pickler's Letter. 662

CHAPTER XLIX.

NEBRASKA.

Clara Bewick Colby-Nebraska Came into the Possession of the United States,

1803—The Home of the Dakotas–Organized as a Territory, 1854—Territorial
Legislature—Mrs. Amelia Bloomer Addresses the House-Gen. Wm. Lari-
mer, 1856-A Bill to Confer Suffrage on Women-Passed the House-Lost
in the Senate Constitution Harmonized with the Fourteenth Amendment-
Admitted as a State March 1, 1867—Mrs. Stanton, Miss Anthony Lecture in
the State, 1867—Mrs. Tracy Cutler, 1870—Mrs. Esther L. Warner's Letter-
Constitutional Convention, 1871–Woman Suffrage Amendment Submitted
Lost by 12,676 against, 3.502 for—Prolonged Discussion-Constitutional Con-
vention, 1875—Grasshoppers Devastate the Country-Inter-Ocean, Mrs. Har-
bert-Omaha Republican, 1876–Woman's Column Edited by Mrs. Harriet S.

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