It is the desire of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia to organize every district in the State as rapidly as possible. We trust you will further co-operate with us by working up new leagues in your vioinity.
On May 16th the EQUAL SUFFRAGE LEAGUE OF SOUTH CAROLINA was formed. Mrs.M.T.Coleman of Abbeville. President. There are three organized suffrage leagues in South Carolins: Spartanburg. Coumbia and Charleston. Columbia and Charleston were organized by Mrs. Valentine. The Charleston League has an active membership of 50 and the Columbia league has 200. As these leagues are only three months old, the numerical strength is indeed encouraging. We trust that the work for suffrage will go steadily in spite of hot weather. THE NATIONAL CONVENTION. The National Suffrage Association will hold its next convention at Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 12-17. The National officers accepted the invitation of the Tennessee State Associate and left it to the Tennessee suffragists to decide which city should [set?] as hostess for the convention, the Chambers of Commerce of Chattanooga and Memphis as well as Nashville having sent invitations. The president of the Tennessee Association is Mrs. Crozier French, and the president of the Nashville Associate is Mrs. [Guilford?] Dudley . My dear Mrs. Townsend- This of course is not news to you, but it is to many of the league, so I am sending the bulletin to you as a matter of form. It was fortunate that ms. Washington send over to [Suffolk?], [illegible] mrs Valentine would have had no high at all - We clearly understood how you were pleased + trust your