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Box 4

 Container

Contains 147 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia letter to Lord, Martha Mott, Roadside, 1867 7mo 28

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182137
Scope and Contents 6 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott discusses recent visitors she has had and recent activities of several family members, including her family's interest in croquet. She writes that despite all of the repairs to their farm, they have not found renters, so "the Europe plan may have to be given up." She mentions some controversy surrounding Jacob Barker "in the papers."Subjects: Croquet; Barker, Jacob, 1779-1871; Sewing; Personal correspondenceRelevant...
Dates: 1867 7mo 28

Mott, Lucretia to Dear Home and Auburn, Suffern, NY, 1867 8mo 5

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182138
Scope and Contents 3 pages. Lucretia Mott is with Martha and George Lord, who have just had a daughter, Lucretia Lord. She says Martha is doing well after the delivery and speaks highly of her new granddaughter.

Subjects: Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916; Childbirth; Newborn infants

Relevant locations: Suffern (N.Y.)
Dates: 1867 8mo 5

Mott, Lucretia to Hallowell, Anna Davis, Suffern, NY, 1867 8mo 9

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182139
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Lucretia Mott is at the home of Martha and George Lord, who have just a few days before had a daughter, Lucretia Lord. She suggests that Martha and George are disappointed to have a fourth daughter rather than a son. She describes recent travels of several family members.

Subjects: Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916; Children--Family relationships; Infants--Diseases

Relevant locations: Suffern (N.Y.)
Dates: 1867 8mo 9

Mott, Lucretia to Dear Home, Suffern, NY, 1867 8mo 11

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182140
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written over a both a letter and circular by Rev. J. O. Barrett. Lucretia Mott talks of the distinction between the wealthy and the poor and says, "The cooperative trade unions are going to affect something to a better state of society." She also discusses a sermon of Robert Collyer on "healing and hurting shadows" and talks about some of his "discourses." She expresses displeasure in Hannah Haydock becoming an increasingly "sectarian" Quaker and "leaning to the conservative side." She...
Dates: 1867 8mo 11

Mott, Lucretia to Hallowell, Anna Davis, Roadside, 1867 8mo 23

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182141
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Fragment. Written from Roadside. Lucretia and James Mott have just returned from New York and Lucretia shares the news concerning several family members that she has learned about from the mail that arrived while she was away. She writes of having terrible nausea, calling it a new phase of her dyspepsia.

Subjects: Lord, Martha Mott, 1828-1916; Quakers; Indigestion

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1867 8mo 23

Mott, Lucretia to Lord, Martha, Roadside, 1867 8mo 23

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182136
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott discusses news of family and friends, including the activities of her grandchildren. She also briefly talks about whether public support for "free schools" and freedmen's education will continue. Mentions that Alfred Love will visit her tomorrow for a peace meeting and that Sarah Pugh has just come over.

Subjects: Personal correspondence

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1867 8mo 23

Mott, Lucretia to Daughter, Niece, et.al., Roadside, 1867 8mo 27

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: A00182142
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott tells the story of their difficult time traveling to Haverford Circular Meeting through bad weather several days prior. She says that on last Sunday she attended a Peace Meeting at Abington Meeting with Alfred Love. Writes that George Earle and Robert Purvis will be staying with her for a night soon and says that Purvis feels "indignant that Garrison should have changed his mind, after agreeing to divide the Jackson bequest, and taken upon himself...
Dates: 1867 8mo 27