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Stanton, Elizabeth Cady to Mrs. Edward Bissel re: a letter acompanying leaflets

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06895.02 Author/Creator: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1890/06/13 Pagination: 2 p. 25 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Leaflets started as "Almost anything will pass muster if well read....& the best thing can be spoiled if badly read."

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Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Progressive EraWoman AuthorWomen's HistorySuffrageReform MovementWomen's suffrage

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