In Her Own Right

Lucretia Mott letter to Martha Mott Lord

Image A00182276 01 lg
Date created 1871-04-06
Creators Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880
Description Written from Roadside. Lucretia Mott discusses recent news concerning family and friends. She talks about the construction of Martha and George Lord's home. She describes going to Swarthmore for an event where the "Treaty-Penn picture" was presented by George Truman, Clarkson Taylor, and Professor Magill. Some Orthodox Quakers and Martha Wright were at Swarthmore for the event. Partially written over a letter dated March 19, 1871, to "Edward," likely Edward Hopper or Edward M. Davis; the signature is hard to make out.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects House construction | Lord, George, 1830-1880 | Quakers | Swarthmore College | West, Benjamin, 1738-1820. William Penn's treaty with the Indians | Wright, Martha Coffin, 1806-1875
Geographical location Cheltenham (Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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