Lucretia Mott letter to Martha Coffin Wright

Date created 1855-05-19
Creator Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

Recounts recent events and news concerning friends and family. Discusses her aunt Lydia P. Mott and Lydia's friend Chloe Allen, who have been staying with them. Theodore Parker came to lecture. Describes in detail the birth of her daughter Elizabeth Cavender's son. Mentions the conclusion of Yearly Meeting, the possibility of her meeting making an address to Southern slaveholders and the "New York Anniversary" where Sumner (likely Senator Charles Sumner) made a speech. Individuals mentioned include John Ketcham, Henry Clarke Wright, Mary Grew, Hannah Hopper, Harriet Martineau, and Maria Chapman.

Size 4 pages
Type Text
Subjects Childbirth | Antislavery movements | Mott, Lydia P. (Lydia Philadelphia), 1775-1862 | Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860 | Cavender, Elizabeth Mott, 1825-1865
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language English
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Local identifier A00181882

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