Letter : Susan B. Anthony to Abby Hutchinson Patton. March 18, 1888

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Title

Letter : Susan B. Anthony to Abby Hutchinson Patton. March 18, 1888

Description

Written on National Woman Suffrage Association stationery,
Anthony wrote this letter about the upcoming fortieth anniversary of the woman suffrage movement and the International Council of Women, assembled by the National Woman Suffrage Association to be held in Washington, D.C., March 25 to April 1, 1888. Abby Hutchinson Patton was one of the famed Hutchinson family singers.

Date

1888-03-18

Subject

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Fundraising
Hutchinson Family Singers (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Hutchinson, John
National Woman Suffrage Association
Patton, Abby Hutchinson, 1829-1892
Patton, Ludlow, 1825-1906

Creator

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906

Format

1 p.

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1888.03

Coverage

Washington, D.C.

Text

My Dear Friend
Abby H. Patton

We shall go to Press with our 2d and last edition of the Program by Monday-or Friday at latest-Now will you not-can you not give me leave to put your name with dear brother John's on the A.M. of the Pioneers' Conference?

I can't tell you how much joy it would give us all to see and hear you & Ludlow with your dear John! Won't you say we may thus announce you and trust you will make a desperate effort to come!!

But if you cannot do this - do write a brief word of good cheer to the few left - this side and enclose your mite to help us financially;

Lovingly yours
Susan B. Anthony

Original Format

Letters (correspondence)

Physical Dimensions

22 cm.

URL

More information available in The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume 2, p. 309

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