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Box 2

 Container

Contains 145 Collections and/or Records:

Furness, William Henry to Davis, Edward M., 1861 3mo 26

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00182498
Scope and Contents 1 page. Brief note stating that he doesn't know the artist that Edward Morris Davis mentioned.

Subjects: Davis, Edward M., 1811-1887
Dates: 1861 3mo 26

Barney, Nathaniel to Mott, James and Lucretia, Nantucket, 1861 4mo 7

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181985
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Nathaniel Barney was Lucretia Mott's cousin. He recounts hearing Lucretia speak at an antislavery meeting in New York, acknowledges her invitation to attend her fiftieth wedding anniversary, and discusses news of family and friends.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Antislavery movements; Women abolitionists

Relevant locations: Nantucket (Mass.)
Dates: 1861 4mo 7

Mott, Lucretia to Children, Nantucket, 1861 6mo 9

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181986
Scope and Contents 8 pages. Lucretia Mott tells her family in the Delaware Valley about her trip to Nantucket, the island where she was born, and the relatives she saw there, including her aunt with dementia. She also mentions a planned meeting "with the colored people."

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Relevant locations: Nantucket (Mass.)
Dates: 1861 6mo 9

Mott, Lucretia to Mott, Marianna, Roadside, 1861 7mo 7

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181987
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses recent news concerning friends/family. Mentions a "Music Hall meeting" in Boston several times. Written from Roadside.

Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1861 7mo 7

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1861 8mo 18

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181988
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Most of the letter consists of recent news concerning friends and family. Lucretia Mott also quotes an excerpt from a letter discussing her esteem for Herbert Spencer's ideas about education; discusses her son-in-law Edward Morris Davis's role in the war, his hope for emancipation, and his connection to John C. Frémont; and briefly speaks about her own health. Likely continued in Lucretia Mott to Martha Coffin Wright, 1861-08-20 (A00181990).Subjects:...
Dates: 1861 8mo 18

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, 1861 8mo 20

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181990
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Fragment; likely a continuation of Lucretia Mott to Martha Coffin Wright, 1861-08-18 (A00181988). Mott gives her sister news of friends and family, especially her grandchildren, and recommend the works of Herbert Spencer on education. She also discusses the war, her travel plans for the year, her relatives' handwriting and names, and (briefly) a visit from Joseph Dugdale and Sarah Dugdale.Subjects: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Personal correspondence; Children--Death;...
Dates: 1861 8mo 20

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1861 10mo 15

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181989
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Possibly a fragment. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of friends and family, including a relative's "unfortunate investment" in Virginia which they had given up hope of receiving money from. It is not clear whether the note on the second page was written by Mott.

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

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1861 10mo 15