• Three months after Wyoming Territory was the first government in the world to grant women the vote.
  • One month after Esther Morris was chosen to be Justice of the Peace in Sweetwater County Wyoming Territory.

“I am happy here with my family all together and doing as well as expected. I have done better for I didn’t really Expect to be a citizen, let alone a justice of the peace.

Letter from Esther Morris to niece Frankie McQuigg Stewart
March 1870