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" I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws 1 Samuel Quincy. which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than... "
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The Politics of Civil Society: Neoliberalism Or Social Left?

Frederick Powell, Frederick W. Powell - 2007 - 253 pages
...the United States between 1796-1800) about the Code of Laws being written by the Founding Fathers: I desire you would remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorably to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hand of the husbands....
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Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Benjamin L. Carp - 2007 - 352 pages
...wrote to her husband, John, in Philadelphia that he ought to "Remember the Ladies." She continued, "Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the Husbands. ... If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion,...
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Gender and the Constitution: Equity and Agency in Comparative Constitutional ...

Helen Irving - 2008
..."Remember the Ladies, and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors." She continued: "Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of...Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could." 4 Because Adams did not set out what she meant by "unlimited power" or "tyranny" (and her husband apparently...
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Law Makers, Law Breakers, and Uncommon Trials

Robert Aitken, Marilyn Aitken - 2007 - 422 pages
...The Prejudice Trials Abigail Adams famously wrote to her husband in 1776, "In the new code of laws, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more...generous and favorable to them than your ancestors." The ladies were not remembered. Women could not vote until the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution...
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Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement

Sally McMillen - 2009 - 322 pages
...and be more generous and favourable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power in the hands of the Husbands. Remember all Men would be tyrants if they could. If perticuliar [sic] care and attention is not paid to the Laidies [sic] we are determined to foment a...
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