Lucretia Mott and Anna Coffin Temple Brown letter to Martha Coffin Wright

Date created 1858-10-14
Creator Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Pages 1-11 were written by Lucretia Mott; the letter written by Anna Coffin Temple Brown begins on page 11. Details recent events and news concerning family and friends. References the circulation of correspondence. Recounts attending multiple antislavery/general meetings and the participation of Rachel Barker, who "preached powerfully," Robert Collyer, James Miller McKim, and others. Discusses Henry Bleby. Discusses to varying degrees Rachel Barker, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, Susan B. Anthony, Ernestine L. Rose, and other women activists; says, "Let not S. B. Anthony abate one whit of her outspoken zeal, nor E. C. Stanton one word of her vigorous writing." Shares her opinions on Joseph Barker and his recent participation in abolitionist activities.

Size 12 pages
Type Text
Subjects Dwellings--Maintenance and repair | Women's rights | Women social reformers | Antislavery movements | Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 | Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 | Bleby, Henry, 1809-1882 | Barker, Joseph, 1806-1875 | Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 | Rose, Ernestine L. (Ernestine Louise), 1810-1892 | Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893 | Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language English
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Local identifier A00181941

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