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Box 2

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Contains 145 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 4mo 2

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181875
Scope and Contents 6 pages. Lucretia Mott discusses daily life, friends, and family. She also mentions a progressive meeting she attended, with multiple speakers lecturing on "the movement."

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Marriage; Quakers; Diseases; Death; Grew, Mary, 1813-1896; Books--Purchasing

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 4mo 2

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 4mo 16

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181876
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses the wedding of Charles Wood to Mott's cousin Caroline Stratton. Discusses recent events involving family and friends. Briefly mentions an antislavery meeting.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Marriage; Stratton, Caroline Chase, -1879

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 4mo 16

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 4mo 21

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181877
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses interactions with and recent events concerning family and friends, including Laura Stratton Birney, Ellen (possibly Martha Wright's daughter Ellen Wright Garrison), and Lydia. Mentions the recent death of Elias Hicks' brother-in-law Dr. Seaman, and the death of the son of her neighbor Dr. Rodman. Discusses Yearly Meeting.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Death; Quakers

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 4mo 21

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 4mo 26

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181878
Scope and Contents 3 pages. Letter written on a printed circular titled "To the Friends of the Cause of Woman," dated January 15th, 1854 and signed by Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and others. Discusses interactions with and recent events concerning family/friends, including the health of Ellen (probably Martha Wright's daughter Ellen Wright Garrison).

Subjects: Personal correspondence

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 4mo 26

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 4mo 27

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181879
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Discusses the idea of compensation to the South in exchange for the abolition of slavery. Writes, "We have had some interesting fugitives here lately. How I wish thousands more would escape, and the remainder resolve they would no longer work unpaid."

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Families; Women abolitionists; Antislavery movements; Slavery; Fugitive slaves

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 4mo 27

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 5mo 10

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181880
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses recent events and news concerning family and friends. Has received a letter from Thomas Wentworth Higginson inviting her to "his pulpit" and to the Boston Women Regional Meeting. Mentions that Theodore Parker will be attending the Kennett Meeting and an anti-slavery meeting in Philadelphia.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Quakers

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 5mo 10

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 5mo 14

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181881
Scope and Contents 8 pages. Letter written on a printed circular titled "To the Friends of the Cause of Woman," dated January 15th, 1854 and signed by Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and others. Discusses recent events and news concerning family/friends. Discusses Quaker Meetings and mentions planning to meet Theodore Parker and Oliver Johnson on their way to the Kennet Progressive Meeting.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Quakers

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 5mo 14

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Philadelphia, 1855 5mo 19

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181882
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Recounts recent events and news concerning friends and family. Discusses her aunt Lydia P. Mott and Lydia's friend Chloe Allen, who have been staying with them. Theodore Parker came to lecture. Describes in detail the birth of her daughter Elizabeth Cavender's son. Mentions the conclusion of Yearly Meeting, the possibility of her meeting making an address to Southern slaveholders and the "New York Anniversary" where Sumner (likely Senator Charles Sumner) made a speech. Individuals...
Dates: 1855 5mo 19

Mott, James to My dearly beloved, New York, 1855 5mo 30

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181883
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Letter from James Mott to Lucretia Mott. Details his journey to New York and meeting with family and friends. Describes the content of the meeting he attended featuring Rachel Hicks and Rachel Rogers. Visited the "anti slavery office." Mentions a proposal being considered for Hicksite and Orthodox Quaker immersion. Encloses a letter from Ellis Yarnall to be sent to his father. Saw off Marianna Mott and her family on the steamer "Baltic." The third page includes additional text probably...
Dates: 1855 5mo 30

Mott, Lucretia to Pelham, Marianna & Mott, Thomas, Philadephia, 1855 6mo 2

 Item — Box: 2
Identifier: A00181884
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Discusses the departure of Marianna and Thomas Mott, who have left on the steamer "Baltic" to travel. Describes recent events and news concerning family and friends.

Subjects: Mott, Marianna Pelham, 1825-1872; Mott, Thomas, 1823-1899; Personal correspondence

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1855 6mo 2