Book/Printed Material Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment Woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October 1871 / Woman's suffrage / Arguments of counsel and opinion of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, on the woman's suffrage question

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Title

  • Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment : woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October, 1871 : Sara J. Spencer vs. The Board of Registration, and Sarah E. Webster vs. The Judges of Election : argument of the counsel for the plaintiffs : with the opinions of the court

Other Title

  • Woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October 1871
  • Woman's suffrage
  • Arguments of counsel and opinion of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, on the woman's suffrage question

Summary

  • Sara J. Spencer and Sarah E. Webster each brought cases before the court in the District of Columbia arguing that they were enfranchised by the Fourteenth Amendment. This pamphlet contains the arguments of their lawyers in this regard and the decision of the supreme court of the District of Columbia, denying their claim.

Contributor Names

  • Riddle, A. G. (Albert Gallatin), 1816-1902.
  • Miller, Francis, active 1871-1874.
  • Spencer, Sara J. (Sara Jane), 1837-1909.
  • Webster, Sarah E.
  • Clephane, James O. (James Ogilvie), 1842-1910.
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, former owner.
  • District of Columbia. Supreme Court (1863-1936)
  • National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Judd & Detweiler, Printers and Publishers, 1871.

Subject Headings

  • -  Spencer, Sara J.--(Sara Jane),--1837-1909--Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  Webster, Sarah E.--Trials, litigation, etc
  • -  United States.--Constitution.--14th Amendment
  • -  Women--Suffrage--Washington (D.C.)

Notes

  • -  Arguments of A.G. Riddle and Francis Miller.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 72 p. ; 23 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • JK1911.D5 R5
  • JK1881 .N357 sec. VII, no. 1, #6 Inscribed by the author. Bookplate: library, Carrie Chapman Catt. Gift of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, Nov. 1, 1938
  • KF228.S64 R53 1871

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 39023154

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Riddle, A. G, Francis Miller, Sara J Spencer, Sarah E Webster, James O Clephane, Carrie Chapman Catt, District Of Columbia. Supreme Court, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, and Joseph Meredith Toner Collection. Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment: woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October,: Sara J. Spencer vs. The Board of Registration, and Sarah E. Webster vs. The Judges of Election: argument of the counsel for the plaintiffs: with the opinions of the court. Washington, D.C.: Judd & Detweiler, Printers and Publishers, 1871. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/39023154/.

APA citation style:

Riddle, A. G., Miller, F., Spencer, S. J., Webster, S. E., Clephane, J. O., Catt, C. C. [...] Joseph Meredith Toner Collection. (1871) Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment: woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October,: Sara J. Spencer vs. The Board of Registration, and Sarah E. Webster vs. The Judges of Election: argument of the counsel for the plaintiffs: with the opinions of the court. Washington, D.C.: Judd & Detweiler, Printers and Publishers. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/39023154/.

MLA citation style:

Riddle, A. G, et al. Suffrage conferred by the Fourteenth Amendment: woman's suffrage in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, in general term, October,: Sara J. Spencer vs. The Board of Registration, and Sarah E. Webster vs. The Judges of Election: argument of the counsel for the plaintiffs: with the opinions of the court. Washington, D.C.: Judd & Detweiler, Printers and Publishers, 1871. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/39023154/>.