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The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, Volume 1

Including Public Addresses, Her Own Letters and Many From Her Contemporaries During Fifty Years

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Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 209,025 / 607 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.7
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 902
Added to site: 2005.03.02
mnybks.net#: 9883
Origin: gutenberg.org

A Story of the evolution of the Status of Woman.

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CHAPTER XI.

CONDITIONS PRIOR TO THE WAR. (1859.), 167-184

Scheme for Free Church; letter from Geo. Wm. Curtis on Woman's Rights; Miss Anthony's letters on pecuniary independence, denial of human rights, woman's individuality; criticism of Curtis; six weeks' legislative work in Albany; convention in New York under difficulties; extract from Tribune; Memorial to Legislatures; lecturing at New York watering places; journey on boat to Poughkeepsie; anecdote of waiter at hotel; incident of Quaker meeting in Easton; married women too busy to help in fall canvass; letter of Rev. Thomas K. Beecher; incident at Gerrit Smith's--the Solitude of Self; John Brown meeting; letters regarding it from Pillsbury and Mrs. Stanton; Hovey Legacy; correspondence with Judge Ormond, of Alabama; "We are your enemies!"

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