Ellis Meredith

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  • ''I feel as tall as you.''
    Ellis Meredith, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 14, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902). At the twenty-sixth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association, held February 15-20, 1894, in Washington, D.C. Meredith was a delegate from Colorado, which had recently enfranchised women. A "very small" person, she "looked up brightly at a tall Maryland lady, who was congratulating her" and said this. The incident was reported by Alice Stone Blackwell, secretary of the convention, in a report in the Woman's Journal, which she edited.
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