The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution secured the right to vote to women.
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Presentation of credentials
By his excellency George Peabody Wetmore, governor, captain-general, and commander-in-chief of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Be it know that NELSON W. ALDRICH, of Providence, in the State aforesaid, qualified according to the Constitution of the United States for a Senator in the Congress thereof, was, by the Legislature of said State, in conformity with law, on the 9th day of June, A. D. 1886, elected a Senator from said State in the Congress of the United States for the term of six years, commencing on the 4th day of March, A. D. 1887.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of said State to be affixed, at Providence, this 14th day of June, in the year of our Lord 1886, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and tenth.
By his excellency the governor:
[SEAL.] GEO. PEABODY WETMORE.
JOSHUA M. ADDEMAN,
Secretary of State.