Abigail Field Mott commonplace book
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Abigail Field Mott. It includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.
- Mott, Abigail Field (Person)
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Abigail Field Mott (1766-1851) was a Quaker writer and abolitionist. She was born October 20, 1766, in Purchase, New York, the daughter of Uriah and Mary Field. She married Richard Mott, and the couple had four children: William Mott (b. 1790), Robert Field (b. 1794), William Mott (b. 1796), and Maria Mott (b. 1799). Mott's most famous work was Biographical Sketches and Interesting Anecdotes of Persons of Color, first published in 1826. She compiled the book with Mary Sutton Wood (1805-1894). Abigail Field Mott died August 8, 1851, in Burlington, New Jersey.
0.12 Linear Feet (1 volume)
Abigail Field Mott (1766-1851) was a Quaker writer and abolitionist. Her commonplace book includes poetry and extracts, a history of the Calliopian Society, Voyage to the Pacific Ocean by Stewart, Account of an Earthquake in Burmah in 1839, the Missionary School at Athens, account of excursion to Mt. Vesuvius, and a description of Iceland.
The Abigail Field Mott commonplace book was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1956 by Richard M. Gummere.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed September, 2015.
- Abigail Field Mott commonplace book, undated
- Kara Flynn
- September, 2015
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