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Mott, Lucretia to Davis, Maria, New York, 1862 11mo 4

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00182000

Scope and Contents

6 pages. Mott briefly discusses childbirth, mentions that she has received a "galvanic treatment" from Dr. Truman for her dyspepsia, and lists the ailments of friends relatives. She also describes time spent in New York and gives a detailed description of a Quaker funeral she attended there. Quaker Minister Rachel W. Moore will be going to Washington to investigate how to aid "contraband" (i.e., formerly enslaved people who had fled to Union lines).

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Moore, Rachel Wilson; Funeral rites and ceremonies; Quakers--Social life and customs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Relevant locations: New York (N.Y.); Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • 1862 11mo 4

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2 L

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