A Receipt Signed by Suffragette Carrie Chapman Catt
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CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT.
Autograph Document Signed. Check. N.Y., December 31, 1899. 1 p.
“Received from Harriet Taylor Upton Eight & 75/100 Dollars balance on Indianapolis expenses. I.C. Carrie Chapman Catt”
Two short fold separations, mended.
Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was a pivotal figure in the fight for woman suffrage. She was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, which made the final push for the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.