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The Nineteenth Amendment: Women's Suffrage (Lafayette)

Introduction and Information

Name: Lucretia Mott
Date of Birth: January 3, 1793
Date of Death: November 11, 1880
Place of Birth: Nantucket, Massachusetts
Place of Death: Chelton Hills (now part of Philadelphia), Pennsylvania

The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because, in the degradation of women, the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source

Lucretia Mott

[Lucretia (Coffin) Mott, three-quarter length portrait, seated, facing right]

Lucretia (Coffin) Mott

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