Mass. legislature fails to adopt woman suffrage

March 9, 1875

“Well, again has the Legislature of Massachusetts refused, by a vote of 120 to 75, to ‘submit to the people’ — so fictitiously called — meaning none but male voters — an amendment of the State Constitution, abolishing the distinction of sex in the matter of suffrage … Let the list of ‘nays’ be carefully analyzed, and correctly published in the Woman’s Journal, so that these men may be everywhere seen and identified…”  1

1 Letters of William Lloyd Garrison – Volumes I – VI