United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act [Early Access - Work in Progress]

The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.

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Session 5250: 1879-06-20 00:00:00

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Credentials of Henry W. Blair

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Executive Department.

To all persons to whom these presents shall come, greeting:

Know ye that Henry W. Blair, of Plymouth, New Hampshire, was by the concurrent votes of the two houses of the Legislature of this State, on the 17th day of June, 1879, duly elected in conformity to the provisions of the Constitution and laws of the United States and the State of New Hampshire, a Senator to represent the State of New Hampshire in the Senate of the United States for the unexpired portion of the term of six years, commencing on the 4th day of March, in the year of our Lord 1879; and on the 18th day of said June, at twelve o'clock meridian, the members of the said two houses being convened in joint assembly and the journal of each house being then read, and the said Henry W. Blair having been found to have received a majority of the votes in each house was declared duly elected Senator as aforesaid.

Witness his excellency, Natt Head, governor of New Hampshire, and our seal hereunto affixed, at Concord, this 18th day of June, in the year of our Lord, 1879, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and third.


By his excellency the governor:




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