Large 8vo, pp.878. Bound in maroon cloth (cloth well worn, front hinge loose, inscription on the half title by Mrs, S[arah] L. Knox-Goodrich] to Mrs. Hannah L. Mann. According to Stanton, "Mrs. Sarah Knox Goodrich of San Jose was among the first to see the signficance of the movement for woman's rights in 1868. Her husband William J. Knox who shortly before his death had been State senator, secured the passage of a bill drafted by himself, giving to married women the right to dispose of their own separate property by will. " Knox-Goodrich was a long time suffrage leader in San Jose Calif. (See Stanton, vol. iii, p. 765) In addition, the recipient has written a personal poetic note on the free blank. Originally intended to be just 2 volumes. This set documents, in a most detailed way, the contents of the letters speeches, negotiations, telegrams and the like that went on at the suffrage conventions, petition campaigns and other activities. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: HISTORY OF WOMAN SUFFRAGE, edited by. ...
Publisher: Fowler & Wells
Publication Date: 1881
Edition: First Edition.
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