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Photograph, Clarina Irene Howard Nichols
Author: No authors specified.
Date: Between 1855 and 1860

Clarina Irene Howard Nichols and her husband settled in Quindaro, Wyandotte County, Kansas Territory. She was active in politics and women's rights. Nichols attended the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention 1859 where she secured for Kansas women liberal property rights, equal guardianship of their children, and the right to vote on all school questions. Susan B. Anthony paid tribute to Clarina Nichols in her "History of Woman Suffrage".

Keywords: Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885; Photographs and Illustrations; Women; Women Legal status, laws, etc; Women Suffrage; Womens rights; Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, July 1859

Letter, Clarina Nichols to Mr. [Thaddeus] Hyatt
Author: Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885
Date: October 4, 1856

This letter, written from Elmira, New York, provides a neat outline of Clarina Nichols' goals and motivations. It deals with her speaking engagements on the situation in Kansas, her goals for the future, her family, and her belief that Susan B. Anthony would be a great help to the free state cause.

Keywords: Anthony, Susan B.; Free state cause; Free state militia; Hyatt, Thaddeus; Lectures; National Kansas Committee; New York; Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885; Pennsylvania; Relief; Temperance movement; Women

Letter, C. I. H. Nichols to Mr. [Thaddeus] Hyatt
Author: Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885
Date: October 15, 1856

This brief letter, written by Clarina Nichols from Elmira, New York, informed Thaddeus Hyatt of her successful speaking tour in Pennsylvania. She was also eager to hear more details about the National Kansas Committee's work in the territory.

Keywords: Free state cause; Hyatt, Thaddeus; Lectures; New York; Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885; Pennsylvania; Women

Receipt, C. I. H. Nichols
Author: Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885
Date: December 6, 1856

This receipt, given to Clarina Nichols by her audience in Naples, New York, declares that the thirty-six dollars she received after her speaking engagement was for Thaddeus Hyatt, president of the National Kansas Committee. Nichols had been giving lectures on the free state cause as an agent of this emigrant aid company.

Keywords: Hyatt, Thaddeus; New York; Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885; Receipts

Letter, Harriet S. Crandall to Mr. [Thaddeus] Hyatt
Author: Crandall, Harriet S.
Date: December 17, 1856

This letter, written by Harriet S. Crandall from Alfred Centre, New York, gives an idea of Clarina Nichols' involvement in the free state cause, specifically her lectures to the public. After hearing one of these lectures, six ladies from this town were appointed to oversee the collection of relief funds for free state settlers in Kansas. They had already collected clothing, bedding, and money for the cause.

Keywords: Clothing and dress; Crandall, Harriet S.; House furnishings; Hyatt, Thaddeus; Lectures; Money; Nichols, Clarina Irene Howard, 1810-1885; Relief funds

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