Woman and her era by Eliza W. Farnham

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Published by C.M. Plumb & Co. in New York .

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Statementby Eliza W. Farnham
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Pagination2 v. ;
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Open LibraryOL14646522M

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Excerpt from Woman and Her Era, Vol. 1 Women from the legal and social disabilities under which the sex has labored from the beginning.

If the wife of the dissolute husband can hold in her own right, the means of saving her children from starvation and ignorance; if the ranks of self-supporting Women find new and more remu nerative fields Open to them; if the Wronged Woman breathes a Author: Eliza Woodson Burhans Farnham.

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