Lucretia Mott letter to Sarah Dugdale

Date created 1845-10-07
Creator Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Lucretia Mott compliments Sarah Dugdale's son Joseph Dugdale on his ability to sway others to the abolitionist cause, then describes an uncomfortable encounter between a guest in her home and her aunt. She also mentions receiving a letter from Griffith M. Cooper, a minister who had recently been removed from his position for defending Charles Marriott and Isaac T. Hopper, and says that a reorganization of the Society of Friends is crucial.

Size 4 pages
Type Text
Subjects Abolitionists | Personal correspondence | Clergy | Quakers | Antislavery movements | Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 | Marriott, Charles | Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 | Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 | Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | Clark County (Ohio)
Language English
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Local identifier A00181824

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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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