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Since the Convention held in October of 1911 the headquarters of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia has necessarily been a very busy place.  Several thousand letters have been written at its desk to general correspondents, men and women throughout the State of Virginia, without taking into account others addressed to members of the General Assembly of Virginia, to chairmen of committees, and the constituents of the legislature, before whom the Equal suffrage bill came up in the Virginia Assembly of last winter.  In the usual office routine, moreover, the writing of notices and of letters is taken, as a matter of course.  It is an inevitable part of office work during the three hundred and sixty-five days of the year.  But it counts in time.
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It must be remembered that the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia, not yet possessing the advantage of a traveling secretary, has pursued its work of state organization to certain stages, from Headquartes, by the sending out of literature and the arranging for speakers to go to various points in the State to make addresses.  At the last Convention, it may be remembered, the Eual Suffrage League had three auxiliaries, and these located at Norfolk, Lynchburg and Williamsburg.  Now, in addition to these, it has branches at Culpeper, Roanoke, Alexandria, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Covington, West Point, Highland Springs, Ashland, Crozet, Newport News, Greenwood, Wytheville, Marion, Charendon, Abingdon, Bristol, and Pulaski, with groups at Chase City, Tazwell, Radford, Danville, Charlottesville, and Rocky Mount.  At all of these points elading suffragists have spoken and their engagements have been in a measure, perfected by correspondence. 
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The suffrage work in Virginia, among the citizens of state and city, has been an educational work; a quality of

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To the President of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia: Since the Convention held in October of 1911 the headquarters of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia has necessarily been a very busy place. Several thousand letters have been written at its desk to general correspondents, men and women throughout the State of Virginia, without taking into account others addressed to members of the General Assembly of Virginia, to chairmen of committees, and the constituents of the legislature, before whom the Equal suffrage bill came up in the Virginia Assembly of last winter. In the usual office routine, moreover, the writing of notices and of letters is taken, as a matter of course. It is an inevitable part of office work during the three hundred and sixty-five days of the year. But it counts in time. It must be remembered that the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia, not yet possessing the advantage of a traveling secretary, has pursued its work of state organization to certain stages, from Headquartes, by the sending out of literature and the arranging for speakers to go to various points in the State to make addresses. At the last Convention, it may be remembered, the Eual Suffrage League had three auxiliaries, and these located at Norfolk, Lynchburg and Williamsburg. Now, in addition to these, it has branches at Culpeper, Roanoke, Alexandria, Fredericksburg, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Covington, West Point, Highland Springs, Ashland, Crozet, Newport News, Greenwood, Wytheville, Marion, Charendon, Abingdon, Bristol, and Pulaski, with groups at Chase City, Tazwell, Radford, Danville, Charlottesville, and Rocky Mount. At all of these points elading suffragists have spoken and their engagements have been in a measure, perfected by correspondence. The suffrage work in Virginia, among the citizens of state and city, has been an educational work; a quality of