Susan Look Avery to Laura White Letter, July 7th

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that the question of women suffrage should have been made an issue at the meeting. When this was decided against it was suggested that a census be taken to find out how many were for & against but Mrs. Moore came promptly forward & said it was a closed

Wyoming, Nev. July 7-

My dear Miss White

It is a long time since I heard from you - on looking over my letters I find the last I received from you was written on March 11th & I find I wrote you on the 14th.

You were going to move into an apartment. I hope you are comfortably settled but at this time you will

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probably be away- out of the heat of Louisville.

My grand daughter Mrs. Davis & her children are here & several others of the family all glad to be away from the noise & heat of the cities. It has been very warm here too but today is quite cool, so much so that we were glad of a fire this morning.

I think I have told you how much I have been disturbed by the attitude of the officers of the General Federation of Womens Club. Ever since the biennial at San Francisco I have felt this. You know that I think the time has come when no subject should be tabooed, religon, politics, and every thing should be discussed. Many think with me.

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question, as if a business man were to put a notice in his office "Errors not corrected"!

The antis do not wish to vote- I do. What right have they to prevent my voting when I have no wish to compel them to vote?

Your letter has just been re-read to her - I have been

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hoping to write with my own hand but last week Dr. Bissell was here & gave me no hope that I shall read or write - again.

I know I have much to be thankful for since I suffer no pain.

The General Federation as far as I see the condition has sacrificed their

principles to obtain numbers. They claim over 800,000 members, if they would aid those who wish to vote how quickly the white slave traffic and other evils would be disposed of [deleted words: instead of which I have no symphathy with: end of deleted words]. I hope some day I may talk with you about this what seems

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to me a very important matter.

We have a Kinsman spending the Summer with us - Dr. Elroy M. Avery of Cleveland he is a graduate of Michigan and remembers your solving of that great mathematical problem. I think he said he had met you - he & Dr. Angell are good friends & I am sure if you & he could

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