History of Woman Suffrage, Volume 2
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage
Susan B. Anthony, 1887 - HISTORY - 972 pages
Part of a six-volume series, this second volume of History of Woman Suffrage was published in 1887. The first two volumes appeared originally in 1881. The editors of the collection were some of the early suffragettes: Stanton, Anthony, Harper, and Gage. In the early volumes are analyses of the historical causes of the condition of women, including religious discussion and memoirs of suffragists. The later volumes focus on documenting the activities of the movement, sometimes on a state-by-state basis.
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Page 727 - By the law of the land is most clearly intended the general law; a law which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial.
Page 290 - THE SACRED RIGHTS OF MANKIND ARE NOT TO BE RUMMAGED FOR AMONG OLD PARCHMENTS OR MUSTY RECORDS. THEY ARE WRITTEN, AS WITH A SUNBEAM, IN THE WHOLE VOLUME OF HUMAN NATURE, BY THE HAND OF THE DIVINITY ITSELF ; AND CAN NEVER BE ERASED OR OBSCURED BY MORTAL POWER.
Page 54 - I know nothing that could, in this view, be said better, than " do unto others as ye would that others should do unto you...
Page 635 - WE the people of the State of New York, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its blessings, do establish this constitution.
Page 462 - We feel no hesitation in confining these expressions to those privileges and immunities which are, in their nature, fundamental; which belong, of right, to the citizens of all free governments; and which have, at all times, been enjoyed by the citizens of the several states which compose this Union, from the time of their becoming free, independent, and sovereign.
Page 662 - WHEN a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her : then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Page 275 - For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while employed in the service of the United States ; nor while engaged in the navigation of the waters of this State or of the United States, or of the high seas ; nor while a student of any seminary of learning, nor while kept at any almshouse or other asylum at public expense ; nor while confined in any public prison.
Page 734 - Congress shall make no law abridging freedom of speech or of the press, thus incorporating into the organic law of this country absolute freedom of thought or opinion.