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Susan B. Anthony Had “Many Things To Say”

Judge Ward Hunt refused to allow Susan B. Anthony to testify because she was “not a competent witness.” He preempted the jurors’ role by ordering them to “find a verdict of guilty.” He refused her lawyer’s request for a new … Continue reading

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Today–June 17th–in 1873 the trial of Susan B. Anthony began in Canandaigua, NY: Her crime–voting without “the legal right.”  Last summer I visited the actual courtroom.   The bust of her is beside the door. The plaque reads: “JUSTICE DENIED … Continue reading

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The Trial of Susan B. Anthony

On my recent trip to Rochester, NY, I timed my drive so that I could visit the Ontario County Court House in Canandaigua, NY, where the trial of Susan B. Anthony for voting unlawfully was held in 1873. David Flynn, … Continue reading

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