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Mott, Lucretia to Children, Cincinnati, 1853 10mo 14

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181856

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Lucretia Mott describes her recent travels to Cincinnati, her future travel plans, the people she has been interacting with, and the meetings she has been attending. Is homesick and wants to receive letters from her children. Sends instructions for the maintenance of the house. There will be a meeting this evening in which Lucy Stone will participate prominently. Mentions a recent meeting where Antoinette L. Brown and Lucy Stone gave speeches. William Folger (probably her cousin Rear Admiral William Mayhew Folger, 1844-1928) expressed interest in the Convention. Elizabeth Jones has made five thousand dollars from lecturing and is now building a house with her husband Benjamin Jones. Talks about a woman named Susan R. Johns who is an admirer of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, is working against capital punishment, and is interested "in the woman question."

Subjects: Voyages and travels; Personal correspondence; Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893; Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921; Jones, J. Elizabeth (Jane Elizabeth), 1813-1896; Women social reformers; Public speaking; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Women orators

Relevant locations: Cincinnati (Ohio)


  • 1853 10mo 14

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