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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 9mo 21

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181974

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Lucretia Mott tells her sister about recent news concerning friends and family, including the schooling of various relatives and a family-member's search for a house to buy. Mott also discusses Quaker politics, including the changing religious views of her cousin Nathaniel Barney, a Quaker minister in Nantucket; his preaching; orthodox and evangelical Friends; Race Street Meeting; Rachel Rogers; and Theodore Parker. Mentions a Mrs. Sedgwick, possibly Mrs. Charles Sedgwick. Says Garrison will be at the Yearly Meeting in Kennett Square. Written from Roadside.

Subjects: Barney, Nathaniel; Schools; Society of Friends--Doctrines; Quakers--Doctrines; Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite); Quakers--Clergy; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)


  • 1860 9mo 21

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