ACCOUNT OF THE PROCEEDINGS IN THE TRIAL OF SUSAN B. ANTHONY ON THE CHARGE OF ILLEGAL VOTING, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN NOV., 1872...
Item #: 93
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2002.
Subjects: ADVOCACY, CIVIL RIGHTS, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, WOMEN & THE LAW
An account of the landmark suffragist trial before the U.S.Circuit Court for the Northern District of New York, thatbrought the cause of women's voting rights to the forefrontof national attention. A group of women led by Susan B.Anthony attempted to vote during the presidential electionof 1872, claiming they were entitled to the FourteenthAmendment. The presiding officials, Jones, Hall and Marsh,decided by a majority to accept their ballots. The womenwere soon arrested for this act and indicted for "knowinglyvoting without having a lawful right to vote." Theofficials were also indicted. This volume reprints the textof the indictment and a transcript of the testimony withconnecting commentary.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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