Letter from Fannie McNeil to Sir Richard Squires, 1921.
Letter on government's actions on women's suffrage, or lack thereof.
Courtesy of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies Archives (Collection MF-137), Memorial University of Newfoundland Library, St. John's, Newfoundland.

The text of the letter reads:

June 11th 1921.
41 Queens Road
St. John's

Sir Richard Anderson Squires P.M.

Dear Sir-

In the account of the proceedings of the house this last week, we noticed that in answer to Mr. Bennett's questions re the Woman Suffrage Bill - that you stated it as being a 'non-party measure'.

This surprised us, as you must have forgotten that you definitely promised to ensure the successful passage of our Bill this session, by offering to introduce it as a Government Measure yourself, in place of Mr. Jennings.

The Woman Suffrage Committee feels that to remind you of your promise offered to the deputation is all that is necessary.-

On behalf of the Woman Suffrage League, -

Faithfully yours

Fannie McNeil
Co. Sec.

Letter dated June 1920