Bradwell, Myra, 1831-1894

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First female attorney in Illinois; established and edited Chicago Legal News; admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court, 1892.

From the description of Letter: Chicago, [Ill.], to John M. Palmer, 1870 Jan. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418166

First female attorney in Illinois; established and edited Chicago Legal News; admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, 1892.

From the description of James and Myra Bradwell Papers, 1864-1884. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27418182

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creatorOf Bradwell, Myra, 1831-1894. James and Myra Bradwell Papers, 1864-1884. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926. Robert Todd Lincoln family papers, 1864-1938 (bulk 1918-1927). Library of Congress
referencedIn Gilliam, Nancy T. (Judge), Papers, 1982-1999 University of West Florida Libraries
referencedIn Dobbs, Jeannine. Class essays, 1977. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Harte, Grace H. Series III of the Mary Earhart Dillon Collection, 1890-1945 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Bradwell, Myra, 1831-1894. Letter: Chicago, [Ill.], to John M. Palmer, 1870 Jan. 22. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Papers, n.d, 1890-1945 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Filloux, Catherine. Mary and Myra : a play in two acts / by Catherine Filloux. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Gilliam, Nancy T. Papers, 1900-2000, bulk 1980-2000. University of West Florida, John C. Pace Library
referencedIn Robert Todd Lincoln Family Papers, 1864-1938, (bulk 1918-1927) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Bradwell, James B. (James Bolesworth), 1828-1907. person
associatedWith Breese, Sidney, 1800-1878. person
associatedWith Chicago Sanitary Fair (1865 : Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dobbs, Jeannine. person
associatedWith Filloux, Catherine. person
correspondedWith Gilliam, Nancy T. person
correspondedWith Gilliam, Nancy T. person
associatedWith Grace H. Harte person
associatedWith Harlan, James, 1820-1899. person
associatedWith Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911. person
associatedWith Harte, Grace H. person
correspondedWith Lincoln, Robert Todd, 1843-1926. person
associatedWith Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900, person
associatedWith Rice, John Blake, 1809-1874. person
associatedWith Wentworth, John, 1815-1888. person
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Illinois
Illinois
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Governor
Lawyers
Women lawyers
Married women
Women--Legal status, laws, etc
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Birth 1831-02-12

Death 1894-02-14

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