An Account of the Proceedings on the Trial of Susan B. Anthony, page 6
n the Congress of the United States for said twenty-ninth Congressional District, without having a lawful right to vote in said first election district (the said Susan B. Anthony being then and there a person of the female sex,) as she, the said Susan B. Anthony then and there well knew, contrary to the form of the statute of the United States of America in such case made and provided, and against the peace of the United States of America and their dignity.
Attorney of the United States, For the Northern District Of New York.
(Endorsed.) Jan. 24, 1873.
Pleads not guilty.
RICHARD CROWLEY, U.S. Attorney.
UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT.
Northern District of New York.
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
SUSAN B. ANTHONY.
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HON. WARD HUNT, Presiding.
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For the United States:
HON. RICHARD CROWLEY. U.S. District Attorney.
For the Defendant:
HON. HENRY R. SELDEN. JOHN VAN VOORHIS, ESQ.
Tried at Canandaigua. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 17th and 18th, 1873, before Hon. Ward Hunt, and a jury.
Jury impanneled at 2:30 P.M.
MR. CROWLEY opened the case as follows:
May it please the Court and Gentlemen of the Jury:
On the 5th of November, 1872, there was held in this State, as well as in other States of the Union, a general election for different officers, and among those, for candidates to represent several districts of this State in the Congress of the United States. The defendant, Miss Susan B. Anthony, at that time resided in the city of Rochester, in the county of Monroe, Northern District of New York, and upon the 5th day of November, 1872, she voted for a representative in the Congress of the United States, to represent the 29th Congressional District of this State, and also for a representative at large for the State of New York, to represent the State in the Congress of the United States. At that time she wa
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