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us: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880


  • [Individual was an abolitionist.]

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    • us: Mott, James, Mrs., 1793-1880
    • us: Mott, Lucretia Coffin, 1793-1880
    • us: Coffin, Lucretia, 1793-1880
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    • Mott, Lucretia Coffin, 1793-1880
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    • found: Her A sermon to the medical students ... 1849.
    • found: NUCMC data from Nantucket Hist. Assoc. for Mott family. Papers, 1765-1960 (Lucretia (Coffin) Mott, 1793-1880; originally of Nantucket, Mass.; Quaker teacher of Philadelphia, Pa.; Hicksite; abolitionist; promoter of women's rights, temperance, and peace)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, accessed February 27, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Mott, Lucretia Coffin; abolitionist, women's rights advocate; born 03 January 1793 in Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States; was a Quaker minister and member of the New England Anti-Slavery Society (1832); attended the first national gathering of sixty-two antislavery societies, which gave rise to the American Anti-Slavery Society; founded and organized antislavery groups for women; was among the five delegates to the World Anti-Slavery Convention held in London (1840); co-wrote the Declaration of Sentiments that was read at the first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York (1848); was the first leader of the American Equal Rights Convention; co-founded the Free Religious Association (1867); shared a platform with Frederick Douglass, receiving a standing ovation (1878); died 11 November 1880 in Chelton Hills, Pennsylvania, United States)
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    • [Individual was an abolitionist.]
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