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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1861 11mo 6

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181992

Scope and Contents

2 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of friends and family and discusses Abraham Lincoln, his cabinet, and the relationship of slavery to the war. Mott also talks at length of the dismissal of John C. Frémont, a Union general who favored emancipation and under whom Mott's son-in-law Edward M. Davis served.

Subjects: Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; War

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)


  • 1861 11mo 6

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