Petition for Woman Suffrage, 1877

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PETITION FOR

WOMAN SUFFRAGE.

 

TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

In Congress Assembled:

The undersigned, Citizens of the United States, Residents of the State of Dist. of Col., County of _________, Town of Uniontown, earnestly pray your Honorable Body to adopt measures for so amending the Constitution as to prohibit the several States from Disfranchising United States Citizens on account of Sex.

Colored MEN: Colored WOMEN:
Fred'k. Douglass Jr. Mrs. FredK. Douglass Jr.
Nathan Sprague Mrs. Nathan Sprague
Ignatuis Dorsey Mrs. Juila Dorsey
Matthias H. Hunter Mrs. Eliza A. Spencer
Jacob Moore Mrs. Delphia Lazinbury [?]
Mr. R. H. Jones  
Solomen G. Brown Mrs. Sarrah A. Ryme [?]
Mr. H. Wilkerson Mrs. Mary v berry
Edward Brown Harriett H. Lee
John A. Loudon [?] Caroline Burnett
Milton Sayles Jane Lawson
Thomas C. Hill Alice Scott
James A. Shaw Rozie Harris
H. Lansdale Miss Celia Gray
B. Frazer Miss Elizabeth Chase
John H. Dunnington Mrs. Caroline Chase
W. B. Cudlip [handwritten number] 15
Wm Smith [handwritten number] 18

 

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