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STONE, Lucy (1818-1893) was a prominent U.S. orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women. In 1847, Stone became the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree. She spoke out for women's rights and against slavery at a time when women were discouraged and prevented from public speaking. Stone was known for using her birth name after marriage, the custom at the time being for women to take their husband's surname. Typed Letter Signed “Lucy Stone” 1pp. octavo, January 5, 1892, on Massachusetts Woman Suffrage Association, addressed to Tennie Claflin, it reads in part: “..May we count you for a speech at the Annual Meeting which occurs in this sicty on the 26 or 27th inst? ...” Framed with CDV of Tennie Claflin. Fine condition Tennessee Celeste Claflin (1844-1923), also known as Tennie C., was an American suffragist best known as the first woman, along with her sister Victoria Woodhull, to open a Wall Street brokerage firm, which occurred in 1870.
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Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $922.50
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Auction closed on Saturday, October 20, 2018.
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