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Box 2

 Container

Contains 145 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia to ?, Roadside, 1860 7mo 24

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181967
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Describes recent events and news concerning family and friends. References the circulation of correspondence. Mentions the preaching of Rachel Wilson Moore, Elizabeth Gay's and Elizabeth Cady Stanton's opinions on divorce, and Harriot K. Hunt's 25-year anniversary of working as a doctor. Discusses Robert Collyer, the activism and education of her niece Ellen Wright Garrison, and the observance of Christian traditions.Subjects: Garrison, Ellen Wright,...
Dates: 1860 7mo 24

Mott, Lucretia to ?, 1860? 7mo 27

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181968
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Fragment. Lucretia Mott discusses recent news concerning friends and family.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880
Dates: 1860? 7mo 27

Mott, Lucretia to Lewis, Graceanna, Roadside, 1860 7mo 31

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181969
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Lucretia Mott tells Graceanna Lewis, a Quaker abolitionist and ornithologist, about antislavery meetings she has committed to attend. "All of my meetings are antislavery meetings, and I trust they will be while we hold millions of our fellow beings in abject bondage." Written from Roadside.

Subjects: Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Pennypacker, E. F. (Elijah Funk), 1804-1888; Abolitionists

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1860 7mo 31

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 8mo 12

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181979
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses a letter published in the New York Tribune attributed to the wife of John H. Gurney. Copies part of a letter from a relative. Discusses schooling of relatives. Written from Roadside. "Our women's rights conventions have ever combated that idea of woman--while love and marriage are only the incidents of man's life, it has been made the all in all of woman's."Subjects: Gurney, John Henry 1819-1890; Adultery; Marriage--Religious aspects; Marriage law;...
Dates: 1860 8mo 12

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha & Anna Temple Brown, 1860? 8mo? 17

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181978
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Fragment. Discusses various topics, including recent news concerning friends/family; various religious sects and doctrines, including Unitarianism, human depravity, and good works; Susan B. Anthony's lectures on agriculture; and the birth of Mott's great-granddaughter Maria M. Hallowell.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Household employees--Conduct of life; Indigestion
Dates: 1860? 8mo? 17

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 8mo 23

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181972
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Lucretia Mott tells her daughter about a birth in the family, briefly mentions Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Caroline Dall, and gives an overview of a short trip she took with her husband. Written from Roadside.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Personal correspondence

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1860 8mo 23

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 9mo 13

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181973
Scope and Contents 7 pages. Lucretia Mott tells her sister Martha about the sickness, death, and burial of her granddaughter (the daughter of Martha "Pattie" Mott Lord and George Lord), as well as the fruit that her family and friends have grown. Heard someone praise Martha Wright for her speech at a recent convention on women's rights, mentions that her first antislavery meeting of the season is coming up, and briefly discusses going to a "colored meeting" involving a man who had been helping fugitive slaves....
Dates: 1860 9mo 13

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 9mo 21

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181974
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Lucretia Mott tells her sister about recent news concerning friends and family, including the schooling of various relatives and a family-member's search for a house to buy. Mott also discusses Quaker politics, including the changing religious views of her cousin Nathaniel Barney, a Quaker minister in Nantucket; his preaching; orthodox and evangelical Friends; Race Street Meeting; Rachel Rogers; and Theodore Parker. Mentions a Mrs. Sedgwick, possibly Mrs. Charles Sedgwick. Says...
Dates: 1860 9mo 21

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, 1860 10mo? ?

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181970
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Fragment. Lucretia Mott talks about recent news concerning friends and family and discusses the morality of war.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; War--Moral and ethical aspects; War--Religious aspects--Society of Friends

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1860 10mo? ?

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1860 10mo 8

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181975
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Lucretia Mott talks about recent news concerning family and friends. Topics mentioned include an asylum at Auburn and theories of criminality; Captain John Stewart's experiences in Kansas and his rescuing of slaves in Missouri; the discussion of slavery by campaigning candidates; William Emerson and his fiancée Sarah Gibbons; Wide Awakes; and a fair circle at Sarah Pugh's. "I have a day to myself--a rare thing in this house." Written from Roadside.Subjects: New York Asylum...
Dates: 1860 10mo 8