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Box 2

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Contains 145 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia to ?, 1855 9mo 12-13

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181894
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Fragment; pages labeled number 5 and 8. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Mentions the circulation of correspondence, an upcoming anti-slavery meeting, and the revival of the Fair Committee (probably referring to the annual Anti-Slavery Fair of Pennsylvania). Lists multiple newspapers/journals she subscribes to, and she has cleared off hundreds of letters and pamphlets from her desk. Discusses the death and funeral arrangements of her sister-in-law...
Dates: 1855 9mo 12-13

Mott, Lucretia to ?, Philadelphia, 1855 9mo 17

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181895
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Probably to her sister Martha Coffin Wright. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. References the circulation of correspondence. Attended an antislavery meeting where she heard Mary Grew's "excellent" letter to Passmore Williamson listing the resolutions that they had adopted. Describes the birth of Martha "Pattie" Mott Lord's daughter Ellen Lord De Schweinitz (1855-1897). Briefly discusses the schooling of her niece Ellen Wright, who may attend the "Darby...
Dates: 1855 9mo 17

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 10mo 4

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181896
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends, including Josiah Barker. References the circulation of correspondence. Discusses her upcoming travel plans. Mentions an upcoming anti-slavery "excursion" with Rev. Andrew Twombley Foss and James Miller McKim and mentions hearing Senator Wilson speak while attending Meetings in West Chester. Mentions a Convention she will be attending, followed by an anti-slavery meeting and a fair (probably referring to the annual...
Dates: 1855 10mo 4

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, New York, 1855 11mo 10

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181897
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses traveling home with family by boat after visiting her sister Martha Coffin Wright. Listened to a discussion about slavery but did not participate, saying "'nobody wants to hear old folks talk.' I like to listen to the younger. I rejoice that there are younger, to advocate the slave's claims."

Subjects: Voyages and travels; Personal correspondence; Slavery; Antislavery movements

Relevant locations: New York (N.Y.)
Dates: 1855 11mo 10

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 11mo 16

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181898
Scope and Contents 6 pages. Details recent events and news concerning family and friends. Discusses her negative opinions of Richard Cromwell and the confrontation between Cromwell and herself during a crowded Meeting in New York. Listened to a sermon by "Beecher" and a speech by Joseph Barker. Her husband, James Mott, has been overseeing construction on their property. Discusses attending an Executive Committee Meeting called by James Miller McKim, which Sarah Pugh and Abigail Kelley Foster attended. Makes...
Dates: 1855 11mo 16

Mott, Lucretia et.al. to Mott, Thomas & Marianna, Philadelphia, 1855 11mo 26

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181899
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Thomas and Marianna Mott are traveling in Europe. The letter beginning on page 1 was written by George Lord; the letters beginning on pages 2 and 4 were written by Lucretia Mott; the letter beginning on page 3 was possibly written by Maria Mott Davis. Details recent events and news concerning family and friends. References the circulation of correspondence. Lucretia Mott discusses reading "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman. Mentions the imprisonment of and newspaper articles concerning...
Dates: 1855 11mo 26

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, 1855 12mo? 01

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181919
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Fragment. Possibly written to her sister Martha Coffin Wright on December 1, 1855. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Discusses Joseph Barker.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Barker, Joseph, 1806-1875
Dates: 1855 12mo? 01

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 12mo 4

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181920
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Details recent events and news concerning family and friends. Discusses the circulation of correspondence from Thomas and Marianna Mott, who are traveling in Europe. Attended a Debate Meeting about slavery with Edward D., possibly Edward Morris Davis; says "the Meetings have so increased since he joined—and introduced women also, that the small hall will hardly hold them."Subjects: Personal correspondence; Families; Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887; Antislavery movements;...
Dates: 1855 12mo 4

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 12mo 9

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181921
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Mentions an upcoming fair (probably referring to the annual Anti-Slavery Fair of Pennsylvania) and Annual Meeting. Describes the construction occurring at the Shower's house.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Garrison, Ellen Wright, 1840-1931

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 12mo 9

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 12mo 18

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181922
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Multiple people have recently died, including William Gibbons. Describes the fair that she helped organize (probably referring to the annual Anti-Slavery Fair of Pennsylvania).

Subjects: Gibbons, William, 1834-1855; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Death; Fairs

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 12mo 18