Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 28

Price Realized: $ 1,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
"THE ENFRANCHISEMENT OF THE WOMEN . . . ON EQUAL TERMS WITH MEN" ANTHONY, SUSAN B. Autograph Letter Signed, to Cornelia Hull Cary ("Cornelia H. Carey"), gratefully recognizing her contribution to the New York State Woman Suffrage Association. 1 page, 8vo; some chipping at lower and right edges with minor loss, even toning overall, horizontal fold. Rochester, 17 October 1895

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"In grateful recognition of her generous contribution to the New York Woman Suffrage Association, Jean Brooks Greenleaf, Pres., Mary S. Anthony, Cor[responding] Sec'y, to aid the great work of rolling up the Mammoth Petition: 625,000, to the Constitutional Convention of 1894, asking the enfranchisement of the women of the State on equal terms with men."
On May 8, 1894, 175 delegates met for a state constitutional convention in Albany; by the time they adjourned on September 29, the amendment that would have granted the vote to the women of New York had been voted down by a committee composed of men.