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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1861 12mo 5

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181993

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of friends and family. She also discusses the war, Lincoln's policy of confiscating enslaved people as confederate property and the public response to it, war in general, the sickness of her granddaughter Lucretia Mott Hopper (1838-1861), and mentions in passing that James Miller McKim is putting on a "blind concert." Possibly a fragment.

"Petitions should now be poured in from all quarters so that poor Abe, McClellan and the others, may see how unavailing all their proslavery conservatism is."

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; War; Slavery

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • 1861 12mo 5

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Physical Facet

1 L

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