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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 11mo 27

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181977

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Lucretia Mott tells her sister about various topics, including a recent trip she took with her husband to attend meetings; Henry Ward Beecher's "Young America" lecture and his comments on the South on the eve of Secession; and a conference of Philadelphia and Baltimore Quakers to establish a Hicksite boarding school (which eventually became Swarthmore College). Written from Roadside.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Swarthmore College; Quakers--Education; Schools

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)

Dates

  • 1860 11mo 27

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Physical Facet

1 L

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