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Mott, Lucretia to Cousins, Roadside, 1860 12mo 28

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181981

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott asks her cousins for news and relays some of her own about family and friends, especially Caroline Chase Stratton Wood. Mott discusses Caroline's unhappy marriage and her divorce, her disagreements with her husband Charles P. Wood over parenting, and public sentiment about the case. Also discusses the death of Caroline's mother Ruth Bunker Chase.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Personal correspondence; Confidential communications; Child rearing; Parenting; Stratton, Caroline Chase, -1879; Divorce

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.); Mount Holly (N.J.)

Dates

  • 1860 12mo 28

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Physical Facet

1 L

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