Chicago Tribune, October 26, 1873, Woman's Congress
from Our Own Correspondent. NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 1873. One of the most remarkable gatherings of the year was the Woman's Congress, which adjourned at the close of last week. The call for the Congress was signed by nearly 200 of the best-known and ablest women, represeuting every profession and every branch of industry. from all parte of the Republic. The object of the Association is for the general advancement of the sex, and the body is ably represented by ouch women se the Rev. Antoinette Brown Blackwell, Dr. Mary Safford Blake (late of Chicago), Pliebe W. Cozzens, Mrs. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frances D. Gage, Julia Ward Howe, Mary A. Livermore (formerly of Chicago), Prof. Marla Mitchell (of Vassar College), and Frances E. Willard (Preeident of the Womeu's College of the Univereity of Illinois).