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" Commonwealth, with any absolute right, independent of legislation, to take part in the government, either as a voter or as an officer, or to be admitted to practice as an attorney. "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 377
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1883
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Journal of the Senate of the State of Alabama

Alabama. Legislature. Senate - 1873
...personal to such citizen, and guaranteed or secured to such citizen by the terms and provisions of the Constitution of the United States, or by the Constitution of the State of Alabama, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and snch person or persons so offending, shall*...
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History of Woman Suffrage: 1876-1885

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Ida Husted Harper - Women - 1886
...commonwealth, with any absolute right, independent of legislation, to take part in the government, either as voter or as an officer, or to be admitted to practice as an attorney. Minor vs. Happtrsett, 31 Wall. iba. Bradtvcll vs. Illinois, 16 Wall. 130. The rule that "words importing...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 41

Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company - Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...when used in its most common and most comprehensive sense, doubtless includes women ; but a woman is not by virtue of her citizenship, vested by the Constitution...to be admitted to practice as an attorney. Minor v. Wappersetf, 21 Wall. 162 ; Bradwell v. Illinois, 16 id. 130 ; Wheeler v. Hall, 6 Allen, 558 ; Jackson...
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Women Under the Law of Massachusetts: Their Rights, Privileges, and Disabilities

Henry Harrison Sprague - Women - 1884 - 70 pages
...unmarried, could take part in the government of the state, and added, more pointedly, that a woman is not by virtue of her citizenship vested by the constitution of the United States, or by that of the Commonwealth, with any absolute right, independent of legislation, to take part in the...
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History of Woman Suffrage: 1876-1885

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Ida Husted Harper - Women - 1886
...when used in its most common and most comprehensive sense, doubtless includes women; but a woman is not, by virtue of her citizenship, vested by the Constitution...legislation, to take part in the government, either as voter or as an officer, or to be admitted to practice as an attorney. Miuorvs. Happersett, Ħi Wall....
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Prisoners of Poverty: Women Wage-workers, Their Trades and Their Lives

Helen Campbell - Women - 1887 - 257 pages
...when used >n its most common and most comprehensive sense, doubtless includes women ; but a woman is not, by virtue of her citizenship, vested by the Constitution...officer, or to be admitted to practice as an attorney." (Mass. Supreme Court Rep., vol. cxxxi. p. 376.) The opinion was delivered by Chief Justice Gray. The...
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The American and English Encyclopaedia of Law, Volume 19

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1892
...our constitution, a woman is undoubtedly a citizen,6 she is not, by virtue of her citizenship, vested with any absolute right independent of legislation,...part in the government either as a voter or as an officer,6 her ineligibility depending on some constitutional restriction or upon necessary implication...
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Woman's Work in America

Annie Nathan Meyer - Women - 1891 - 457 pages
...when used 'n its most common and most comprehensive sense, doubtless includes women ; but a woman is not, by virtue of her citizenship, vested by the Constitution...officer, or to be admitted to practice as an attorney." (Mass. Supreme Court Rep., vol. cxxxi. p. 376.) The opinion was delivered by Chief Justice Gray. The...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 92

Joseph Brown Heiskell, Jere Baxter, Benjamin James Lea, George Wesley Pickle, Charles Le Sueur Cornelius - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...34. Although a woman may be a citizen, she is not entitled, by virtue of her citizenship, to take any part in the government, either as a voter or as an officer, independent of legislation conferring such rights upon her. Minor v. Happersett, 21 AVall., 162; Bradwell...
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The Government of Illinois

Harry Pratt Judson - Illinois - 1900 - 265 pages
...principle of power given to a State legislature is, that any law may be enacted which is not forbidden by the Constitution of the United States or by the Constitution of the State. Still, the State Constitution enumerates some specific powers of the Legislature. It also prescril>es...
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