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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1858 11mo 3

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181943

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Written from her son-in-law Edward Hopper's house. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Anna Mott Hopper and Lucretia Mott have returned from attending antislavery meetings in Baltimore, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton accompanying them. Describes Elizabeth Cady Stanton's visit and the theft of her belongings that were left in Thomas Mott's store. Discusses H. W. Bucher's lecture and recounts a discussion about religious orthodoxy. Mentions an Executive Committee Meeting and Fair Circle meeting (probably referring to the annual Anti-Slavery Fair of Pennsylvania). Mentions Quaker minister Rachel Barker Moore, a letter from Harriet Martineau, a Mrs. Rose (possibly referring to Ernestine L. Rose), Joseph Barker, and Susan B. Anthony.

Subjects: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902; Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906; Theft; Quakers

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)

Dates

  • 1858 11mo 3

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Physical Facet

1 L

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