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Box 5

 Container

Contains 121 Collections and/or Records:

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1872 2mo 29

 Item — Box: 5
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott discusses recent activities of several family members. She shares that Josephine Griffing passed away. She also writes of new concerning friends. William Lloyd Garrison Jr. was awarded $25,000 from the railroad company after being involved in a train crash. Partially written over a letter dated February 26, 1872 from George H. Whitney to Lucretia Mott, requesting her autograph.Subjects: Personal correspondence; Griffing, Josephine W....
Dates: 1872 2mo 29

Mott, Lucretia to Children, Roadside, 1872 3mo 12

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182313
Scope and Contents 4 pages. The first page is to Martha Coffin Wright, and the second page onwards is addressed to Martha Mott Lord. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott discusses the weather and news concerning family and friends. She mentions going to a peace meeting. Partially written over a letter dated November 17, 1871 from O. A. Taylor to Lucretia Mott, requesting her autograph.

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

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1872 3mo 12

Stanton, Elizabeth Cady to Mott, Lucretia, Tenafly, NJ, 1872 3mo 13

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182314
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Elizabeth Cady Stanton writes a poem about her gift to Lucretia Mott. The enclosed gift is "bright carpet rags," so she may fulfill her desire "to make for each of her daughters a kitchen carpet of bright rags."

Subjects: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902; Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880; Poetry; Carpets

Relevant locations: Tenafly (N.J.)
Dates: 1872 3mo 13

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha,, 1872 3mo 16

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182315
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Fragment. Likely written to Martha Coffin Wright. Likely written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott shares news and discusses recent involving family and friends. She describes Maria going to reading and prayer meetings with a friend and writes that she was not converted. She writes, "How sensible people, with a grain of Quaker education can thus go back to the 'weak and beggarly elements' is astonishing - it is the result of the Orthodox training after our 'split.'"Subjects:...
Dates: 1872 3mo 16

Mott, Lucretia to Sister, Roadside, 1872 3mo 21

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182316
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott is very concerned to learn that David Wright, Martha Coffin Wright's husband, has smallpox. She then talks about times when other people in her life suffered from illnesses, including her husband, James Mott. She also describes visiting with friends and relatives and describes Rachel Moore Townsend's recent fall from a step ladder and subsequent injuries. Subjects: Smallpox; Diseases; Mott, James, 1788-1868; Moore, Rachel Wilson...
Dates: 1872 3mo 21

Mott, Lucretia to Children, Orange, 1872 3mo 31

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182317
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Written to her family at Roadside. Lucretia Mott describes her activities while visiting with her daughter Martha Lord. Partially written over a letter dated December 21,1871 from H. M. Laing to Lucretia Mott in which he invites her to a party for the "Home."

Subjects: Personal correspondence

Relevant locations: Orange (N.J.)
Dates: 1872 3mo 31

Mott, Lucretia to Wright, Martha, Roadside, 1872 3mo 6

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182311
Scope and Contents 4 pages. Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott shares news and discusses recent events involving family and friends. Partially written over a printed invitation to anniversary celebration in Germantown, but the name of the sender(s) have been cut out and removed.

Subjects: Personal correspondence; Yarnall, Ellis, 1817-1905

Relevant locations: Cheltenham (Pa.)
Dates: 1872 3mo 6

Mott. Lucretia to Wright, Martha, 1872 3mo 7

 Item — Box: 5
Identifier: A00182312
Scope and Contents 2 pages. Likely a continuation of the letter dated 1872 3mo 6 (A00182311). Likely written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott discusses recent events involving family and friends. She supports John Bright and the British protesters after millions of dollars were spent on a parade to celebrate the recovery of the Prince of Wales from typhoid fever. She pities Elizabeth Cady Stanton having to cancel her lecture tour after her daughter took ill. Partially written over a letter dated February 5, 1872 from...
Dates: 1872 3mo 7