Mott, Abigail. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Abigail Mott to Isaac Post, September 5, 1841.

DATE:

September 5, 1841

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(Page 1)

My Dear Friend
                             The enclosed I should have
sent before this but have been so busy since my return
from my long absence that I’ve have [sic] not had time to [fold?]
a letter   my Sister is in NYork   business calling her
there immediately upon my return
                                                          Pierpoint delivered a
lecture on Slavery in our Court Room last evening before
the best audience I ever saw to antislavery meeting in
this City ----  he intends having a meeting in [the] Troy
to night –--- the people here are slowly begin^in^g [sic] to awaken
to the Subject of Slavery – but every perceptable [sic] advance
delight me
                   I met with Lucretia Mott in Aubern [sic]
on my return  she has had several meetings there. her
Unitarianism alarms them there quite as much as her
Abolitionism – ----  That last illness of hers made
great ravages upon her. Oh! how she has broken
I mourned that her vigour should be impair’d. I fear
she will not again be able to take the front in the
Battle of reform – and there are too few like her
--- however we must each do – what is in our power
faithfully performing our duty and all will come out
right in the end
                   in haste I close – affectionately
                                                          A Mott
Albany Sept 5th 1841

(Page 4)

5        PAID 5
Isaac Post
Rochester
                   N.Y.

About the Original Item

Date
1841-09-05
Creator
Recipient
Post, Isaac, 1798-1872
Internal Identifier
566
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Citation:
“Mott, Abigail. Letter to Isaac Post.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed September 20, 2017, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/6605.