• Creator
  • Duniway, Abigail Scott
  • Created Date
  • 1878
  • Description
  • Abigail Scott Duniway, an Oregon women's rights pioneer, addressed the Washington Territory Constitutional Convention in 1878, urging the delegates to draft a constitution that would allow Washington women the right to vote. While this did not happen, Washington women did receive voting rights briefly from 1883-87, and then permanently in 1910. Noted on petition: Memorial presented in person by Mrs. A.J. Duniway to the Constitutional Conventio... more
    Abigail Scott Duniway, an Oregon women's rights pioneer, addressed the Washington Territory Constitutional Convention in 1878, urging the delegates to draft a constitution that would allow Washington women the right to vote. While this did not happen, Washington women did receive voting rights briefly from 1883-87, and then permanently in 1910. Noted on petition: Memorial presented in person by Mrs. A.J. Duniway to the Constitutional Convention, Walla Walla, W.T. June 18, 1878. Referred to committee No. 3, N. Byron Daniels, Secretary. less
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