The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.
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Naming of a presiding officer
Washington, D. C., March 11, 1880.
SIR: As I shall be absent at the opening of the session of the Senate this morning, under the provisions of Rule 4, I name Hon. GEORGE F. EDMUNDS, a Senator from the State of Vermont, to perform the duties of the Chair until the adjournment to-day.
WILLIAM A. WHEELER,