Portland, OR: Friday, October 26, 1877. Single folio sheet printed on both sides, folded , 4 pages. A very good copy of a very rare woman suffrage newspaper. The front page contains a chapter of Duniway's "Martha Marblehead." There is also an article on glimpses of Southern Travel," "Facts about Colorado," an adv. for Duniway's "David and Anna Matson,' "The Constitution of the National Woman Suffrage Association," with a list of the officers, advertising, foreign news, news about the defeat in Colorado, etc. Fragile, with a tear along the inner hinge that does not affect any text. Issues of this newspaper are quite rare. Item #44024
Mrs Duniway (1834-1915) was born near Groveland, Il. She traveled to Oregon by wagon train and co-founded the State Equal Suffrage Assoc. She published the suffrage paper, The New Northwest in 1871. She remained the hardiest and most tireless worker the western states produced ... [Flexner p. 159].