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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1861 1mo 15

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181983

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Mott discusses the recent death of her cousin Ruth Bunker Chase, Chase's will, and other recent news about friends and family, including the education of some of her younger relatives. She also talks about current politics, including recent pieces by William Lloyd Garrison, Wendell Phillips, William Seward, and Maria Weston Chapman; whether her health will allow her to attend the approaching New York State Woman's Rights Convention in Albany; her esteem for the theology of Frederick Joseph Foxton; a niece of Benjamin Franklin who had recently passed away; and a party to celebrate the christening of one her Irish servant's children. May be a fragment. Written in part from Roadside.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Death; Congresses and conventions

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.); Eddington (Pa.)


  • 1861 1mo 15

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1 L

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