Lucretia Mott letter to Martha Coffin Wright

Date created 1858-07-06
Creator Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Written from Roadside. Discusses her opinions on and the participation of several individuals in the women's rights, abolition, and free love reform movements, including Rachel Barker Moore, Susan B. Anthony, William Goodell, Stephen Pearl Andrews, James Miller McKim, Thomas Curtis, William Lloyd Garrison, and Henry Clarke Wright. Mentions the recent court ruling giving fathers more rights than mothers over their children. Recounts the treatment of James Bowers who was tarred and feathered for aiding fugitive slaves. Thanks Martha for the extract of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's letter. Details recent events and news concerning family and friends.

Size 4 pages
Type Text
Subjects Andrews, Stephen Pearl, 1812-1886 | Antislavery movements | Women's rights | Women social reformers | Free love | Underground Railroad | M'Kim, J. Miller (James Miller), 1810-1874 | Goodell, William, 1792-1878 | Wright, Henry Clarke, 1797-1870 | Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879
Geographical location Cheltenham (Pa.)
Language English
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Local identifier A00181934

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