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Votes for Women Postcard, Woman Suffrage Headquarters, New York, New York.
In New York, women sent this "Votes for Women" postcard from their suffrage headquarters

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Carrie Burnham Argued for the Right to Vote
April 4, 1873

In October 1871, Carrie Burnham went to the polls in her home city of Philadelphia to vote. When officials rejected her ballot, Burnham took her case to the Court of Common Pleas and petitioned for her right to vote on the grounds that she met the legal definition of a "freeman" and a citizen of the United States. With no success there, she went before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. What was its verdict?
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