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Mott, Lucretia & Brown, Anna Temple to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1858 10mo 14

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181941

Scope and Contents

12 pages. Pages 1-11 were written by Lucretia Mott; the letter written by Anna Coffin Temple Brown begins on page 11. Details recent events and news concerning family and friends. References the circulation of correspondence. Recounts attending multiple antislavery/general meetings and the participation of Rachel Barker, who "preached powerfully," Robert Collyer, James Miller McKim, and others. Discusses Henry Bleby. Discusses to varying degrees Rachel Barker, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, Susan B. Anthony, Ernestine L. Rose, and other women activists; says, "Let not S. B. Anthony abate one whit of her outspoken zeal, nor E. C. Stanton one word of her vigorous writing." Shares her opinions on Joseph Barker and his recent participation in abolitionist activities.

Subjects: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Bleby, Henry, 1809-1882; Barker, Joseph, 1806-1875; Howland, Emily, 1827-1929; Rose, Ernestine L. (Ernestine Louise), 1810-1892; Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893; Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906; Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902; Dwellings--Maintenance and repair; Women's rights; Women social reformers; Antislavery movements

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • 1858 10mo 14

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Physical Facet

2 L

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This letter was formerly identified as "Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1858 10mo 14" until it was retitled in 2019.

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