NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION
February 19, 1914.
Dear Member of the Executive Council: --
The vote on the first three applications for auxiliary membership which were submitted to you is being announced [today] and is as follows:
The Kentucky Equal Rights Association, admitted by unanimous vote, The Woman's Political Union of New York admitted almost unanimously -- only one adverse vote.
The vote on the Congressional Union was 54 against admission, 24 in favor of admission, 3 blank ballots -- making the total responses to the vote 81. The total possible vote was 111. It takes a two-thirds vote, that is 74 votes, to admit an auxiliary member.
We have now received an application from the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia for auxiliary membership, which reads as follows:
"February 16, 1914.
My dear Mrs. Dennett: --
The Equal Suffrage League of Virginia herewith makes application for admission as auxiliary member to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and enclose check for One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) in payment of said membership.
Technically speaking, this note should have been preceded by the statement that the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia [withdraws]