Susan B. Anthony: Letters concerning Casting a Vote in the 1872 Federal Election

(ca. 1872)

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Susan B. Anthony to Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Rochester Nov 5th 1872

Dear Mrs Stanton

Well I have been & gone & done it!!—positively voted the Republican ticket—strait this a.m. at 7 Oclock—& swore my vote in at that—was registered on Friday & 15 other women followed suit in this ward—then on Sunday others some 20 or thirty other women tried to register, but all save two were refused—all my three sisters voted—Rhoda De Garmo too—Amy Post was rejected & she will immediately bring action for that—similar to the Washington action—& Hon Henry R. Selden will be our Counsel—he has...

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