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Box 3

 Container

Contains 153 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia to Heacock, Gayner and Annie, Roadside, 1863 1mo 2

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182005
Scope and Contents 3 pages; accompanied by a handwritten copy on the letterhead of Edward M. Davis. Written from Roadside. Addressed to Annie Heacock and either Jane or Gayner Heacock (refer to "Selected Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott," edited by Beverly Wilson Palmer). Describes the supplies Mott is sending them as they set out to teach freedmen in schools at Port Royal, South Carolina, and mentions the Emancipation Proclamation.Subjects: Freedmen--Charities; Heacock, Jane; Heacock, Annie,...
Dates: 1863 1mo 2

Mott, Lucretia to Cousin Mary Earle, Philadelphia, 1863 1mo 11

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182006
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Mott tells her cousin about a relative's death in battle and relays other news of friends and family.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Death; War--Religious aspects--Society of Friends

Relevant locations: Philadelphia (Pa.)
Dates: 1863 1mo 11

Mott, Lucretia to Cousin Mary Earle, Roadside, 1863 2mo 20

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182007
Scope and Contents 8 pages. Written from Roadside. Discusses several recent deaths, including that of Gertrude Kimber Burleigh's father; theology; the economy of Nantucket its Quaker population; Quaker minister Elizabeth Comstock; and other topics.

Subjects: Death--Religious aspects; Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932; Harrison, Agnes T., 1840-1925; Comstock, Elizabeth L.

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.); Nantucket (Mass.)
Dates: 1863 2mo 20

Mott, Lucretia to Cousin Mary, New York, 1863 4mo 27

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182008
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Likely to Mary Hussey Earle. Discusses the illness and death of Mott's great-nephew Walter Brown and other news of family and friends, including abolitionist Mary Grew and her family. Says "So many papers are now advocating the slaves' claims that there seems less need of Standards and Liberators, only that statesmen and politicians and editors need constant watching." Subjects: Death; Personal correspondence; Grew, Mary, 1813-1896Relevant locations:...
Dates: 1863 4mo 27

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1863 5mo 23

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182009
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of friends and family, consisting mainly of social calls, farm yields, and spring cleaning.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; House cleaning

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1863 5mo 23

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1863 6mo 2

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182010
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside; may be a fragment. Lucretia Mott gives her sister news of family and friends, including the plan of her daughter Martha "Pattie" Lord and Pattie's husband George to move out of Mott's house. Briefly discusses Susan B. Anthony's speech at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Talks of a recent meeting where her sister heard Robert Purvis and Theodore D. Weld speak; comments on the waning relevance of Weld and herself and the rhetorical power of young Anna E. Dickinson....
Dates: 1863 6mo 2

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1863 7mo 26

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182011
Scope and Contents 3 pages. Written from Roadside. Mott gives her sister news of friends and family, including details of the condition of her nephew William "Willie" Pelham Wright, a soldier who is either sick or wounded. Mentions an upcoming "service by a colored bishop from Canada" at Camp William Penn.

Subjects: War--Relief of sick and wounded; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1863 7mo 26

Mott, Lucretia to Cousin Mary, Roadside, 1863 8mo 1

 Item — Box: 3
Identifier: A00182012
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside on a printed circular titled "To the Friends of the Cause of Woman," dated January 15th, 1854 and bearing the names of Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, and others. Mott offers condolences for the death of Earle's sister Phebe Hussey Gardner (1800-1863) and discusses family members recently injured or killed in battle.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War--Relief of sick and wounded; Death

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1863 8mo 1