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"Correspondence, January 1916", Item 007

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[imprinted letterhead] Roanoke County Equal Suffrage League Mrs. J. H. Whitner, President Mrs. N. M. Kuhn, Vice-Pres., Mrs. G. E. Miles, Sec'y & Treas. Mrs. L. H. Faville, Vice-Pres., Miss Mayo Brown, Cor. Sec'y R. F. D. 3. Roanoke, Va.

Jany 8 - 1916. Dear Mrs. Valentine: Yesterday three of us Miss Terry, Mrs. Miles (wife of the editor of The World-News) and myself braved a snow storm to call on Senator Andrews. We argued with him for three quarters of an hour, but he would only admit that he was "not prepared to say" whether he would vote for the submission of the amendment. He showed us the circular letter from the Antis. I answered it according to the data you sent. Both of our papers will publish our side of the negro argument. We also called on Mr. George Hart sec'y Republican State Committee. He said that he would write at once to the twenty-one republican members of the General Assembly urging them to advocate equal suffrage. We have a loyal supporter in Mr. Hart - and I shall stay very close to him. If I can adjust my home affairs I want to go over to Richmond to