Mrs. Stanton was born in 1815, ante-dating Miss Anthony by five years.
This ante-dating of curiosities is the weakness of collectors.
The response of the Admiralty officials was that the case was peculiar; there was "no precedent" for ante-dating a promotion.
Once before the same engagement had been made, which he had then quashed by ante-dating his arrival.
Three facts relating to this locality—and three only—seem to be proven as ante-dating the commencement of that printed story.