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At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Pamphlet Mr. Wadleigh, from the Committee on Privileges and Elections, submitted the following report to accompany bill S. Res. 12.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06081 Author/Creator: Pamphlet Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 1879 Pagination: 9 p. 22.8 x 14.7 cm

Committee rejection of a proposed amendment that would have granted women the right to vote, issued as Senate Report No. 523 (45th Congress, 3rd Session). Collateral with this is the minority report in support of the proposed amendment, with title that reads "Mr. Hoar, from the Committee on Privileges and Elections, submitted the following as the views of the minority (to accompany the foregoing report)."

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