In Her Own Right

Martha Schofield letters to the editor

Image A00183061 1 lg
Date created 1881-04
Creator Schofield, Martha
Description Written to the editor of an Aiken paper and that of the Woman's Journal. Likely rough drafts. She addresses her recent attempt to be appointed postmistress of Aiken, a decision which she says was proposed to her by prominent men in the area. She details her struggles and her betrayal by many men who once supported her.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Letters to the editor | Postmasters--Selection and appointment | Schofield, Martha | Women--Political activity
Geographical location Aiken (S.C.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00183061
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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