Pamphlet : Taxation of women in Massachusetts by William Bowditch. 1875

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Title

Pamphlet : Taxation of women in Massachusetts by William Bowditch. 1875

Description

William Bowditch was a conveyancer, a lawyer specializing in buying and selling property, in Boston. He lived in Brookline, Massachusetts and served as a selectman and moderator of Town Meetings for a number of years. He was a well-known abolitionist who used his house to shelter fugitive slaves.
Bowditch was also a supporter of women's rights. In this article, he reviews taxation laws in Massachusetts and their impact on women, and points to the injustice of taxing women without enfranchising them.

Date

1875

Subject

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Taxation--Massachusetts
Voting and Voting Rights
Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--Massachusetts

Creator

Bowditch, William I. (William Ingersoll), 1819-1909

Publisher

Cambridge, Mass. : J. Wilson and Son

Format

71 p. incl. tables

Language

English

Identifier

DOCU.1875.01

Original Format

Pamphlets

Physical Dimensions

24 cm.

URL

Available online through Hathi Trust Digital Library

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