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[An address to President Ulysses S. Grant from the Republican women of Massachusetts on the occasion of inauguration for his second term].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04360.035 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed document Date: circa November 1872-March 1873 Pagination:

Urges him to follow the dictates of the 14th resolution of the 1872 Republican Party Platform, which recognizes the importance of women, and so recommend women's suffrage to Congress in his inaugural address. Also asks him to prevent Congress from abridging the right of women to vote in Wyoming and Utah. The petition includes pasted signatures (as noted) as well as signatures on the document: Julia Ward Howe (pasted), L. Maria Child (pasted), Louisa M. Alcott (pasted), E. P. Peabody (pasted), Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Mary A. Livermore, C. M. Severance (pasted), Abby W. May (pasted), Mary Eastman (pasted), Margaret W. Campbell, Ada C. Bowles, and Lucy Stone. With additional sheet containing contemporary transcription of names.

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