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Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1862 1mo 12

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181995

Scope and Contents

2 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott laments the recent death of her granddaughter Lucretia Mott Hopper (1838-1861), discusses the idea that her spirit is still nearby, expresses regret at not telling her plainly that her illness was terminal, and describes her funeral, where Mary Grew and Rachel Moore gave speeches. Possibly a fragment.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Death; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Bereavement

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)

Dates

  • 1862 1mo 12

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Physical Facet

1 L

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