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Mott, Lucretia to Brown, Anna Coffin, Philadelphia, 1862 12mo 16

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00182003

Scope and Contents

4 pages. Written partially from Roadside. In addition to giving her niece Anna Coffin Temple Brown news of family and friends, Lucretia Mott discusses a recent party at Sarah Pugh's house attended by abolitionists including Gertrude K. Burleigh. Talks about Quaker efforts to provide relief to African-American freedmen and "contraband" (formerly enslaved people who escaped to Union lines).

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Burleigh, Gertrude Kimber; Fugitive slaves; Contraband of war; Freedmen--Charities

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

Dates

  • 1862 12mo 16

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Physical Facet

1 L

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