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John Mott papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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John Mott was a Hicksite Quaker minister from Rensselaerville, N.Y. He spoke and wrote extensively on issues relating to Orthodox-Hicksite Separation of 1827-28. In 1837, John Mott and his wife, Hannah, along with their twelve children were granted a certificate to transfer to Plymouth (later, Battle Creek) Monthly Meeting in Michigan. Mott was active in the controversies that led to the 1848 separation in Genesee Yearly Meeting.

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