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    Belva Lockwood Signed Sentiment and Printed Booklet. One card, 4.25" x 2.5", n.d., "619 F. St. N.W. Wash. D.C.", with sentiment "Yours/ For equal rights/ Belva A. Lockwood". Along with printed booklet containing a poem by Marabus Oglethorpe. Fine.

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    The printed poem is entitled "The Sweet Singer of Lyme" written by Marabus Oglethorpe and delivered at the organization of the Belva Lockwood Guards, at Mystic River, Connecticut, on October 27, 1884. Lockwood was one of the first female lawyers in the United States. She was the first woman to be allowed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. Lockwood ran for president in 1884 and 1888 on the ticket of the National Equal Rights Party and was the first woman to appear on official presidential ballots.



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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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