Pamphlet : Suffrage for Women Speech by John Stuart Mill in the British Parliament, May 20, 1867. Reprint. [Circa 1912]

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Title

Pamphlet : Suffrage for Women Speech by John Stuart Mill in the British Parliament, May 20, 1867. Reprint. [Circa 1912]

Description

In this address to Parliament, Mill argues that the the word "man" be changed to "person" in the bill they were debating, known as the Representation of the People Bill, later the Reform Bill of 1867. The motion lost by 123 votes.

The back contains a list of officers of the Collegiate Equal Suffrage League of New York State. This speech was republished several times by various women's suffrage organizations.

Date

[Circa 1912]

Subject

Collegeiate Equal Suffrage League Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873
Women--Suffrage--Great Britain
Women--Suffrage--New York

Creator

Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

Publisher

New York : Literature Committee, Collegiate Equal Suffrage League of New York State

Format

11 p.

Identifier

DOCU.1912.04

Text

I move, sir, that the word "man" be omitted, and the word "person" inserted in its place.

Original Format

Pamphlets

Physical Dimensions

23 x 15 cm.

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