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with a little help from the men

On November 6, 1917 New York State voters approved an amendment to the state constitution that allowed women the right to vote in all elections in the state. A large New York City majority in favor of the amendment offset … Continue reading

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Loyalty in New York

From a Seneca County, New York newspaper in 1865: What New York has Done. What New York has done in contributions of men and money to sustain the cause of the Union has never been fully and fairly stated. The … Continue reading

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“counties bounties”, &c.

From a Seneca County, New York newspaper in February 1864: What it Costs New York to Raise Men for the Army. From the report of LOCKWOOD L.DOTY, Chief of Military Statistics, recently sent into the Assembly, may be obtained some … Continue reading

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stop the misconstruction

Last fall New York State elected Democrat Horatio Seymour as governor. Here the Republican-leaning New York Times sees the approaching election for members of the state legislature and for state-wide offices like comptroller as an opportunity for New York to … Continue reading

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boom! boom!

Get the gun out! On November 4, 1862, election day in many states, the Democrat party enjoyed good results in New York state, most notably with the election of Horatio Seymour as governor. Here’s a couple clippings from one or … Continue reading

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