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Warrant for Susan B. Anthony's arrest...

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November 16, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1872

* Susan B. Anthony arrest warrant
* Women's suffrage movement leader

* Illegal voting in Rochester, New York

Page 3 has a brief and somewhat discrete report with small heading: "Susan B. Anthony In Trouble" with subhead. She would be arrested two days later.
Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: Following the example set by Anthony and her sisters shortly before election day, a total of nearly fifty women in Rochester registered to vote in the presidential election of 1872. On election day, Anthony and fourteen other women from her ward convinced the election inspectors to allow them to cast ballots, but women in other wards were turned back. Anthony was arrested on November 18, 1872, by a U.S. Deputy Marshal and charged with illegally voting. The other women who had voted were also arrested but released pending the outcome of Anthony's trial. Anthony's trial generated a national controversy and became a major step in the transition of the broader women's rights movement into the women's suffrage movement.

Category: Post-Civil War