Letters from Members of Parliament

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Date: June 2, 1884
From: Women's Suffrage Journal(Vol. XV, Issue 174)
Publisher: Primary Source Media
Document Type: Essay
Length: 767 words

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LETTERS FEOM MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT.

LETTERS FEOM MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT.

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HON. ALBERT GREY, M.P. April 28th, 1884. Dear Mr. Mayor,~I beg to thank you for sending me a copy of the resolution which was passed at the important meeting at the Town Hall over which you presided. The question raised by the resolution is one of great importance, and one which will shortly engage the attention of Parliament. Under these circumstances I do not think that I should be justified in binding myself as to the course I shall take with reference to Mr. Woodali's amendment. I majĀ· say, however, that I am in favour of giving the vote to those women who are heads of households. There are no questions which receive so little attention, or which, in my opinion, so urgently call for the close and serious consideration of social reformers, as those affecting the condition of women. The possesĀ¬ sion of a vote by women who are heads of households will lead to the formation of associations and unions for the protection and advancement of the interests of their sex ; it will endow...

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"Letters from Members of Parliament." Women's Suffrage Journal, vol. XV, no. 174, 2 June 1884, pp. 124+. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.
  

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