Lucretia Mott


Mott was born into the Quaker Coffin family on Nantucket, Massachusetts. She was acknowledged as a miniser in 1818. She helped to organize the Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women, was part of many other anti-slavery and women's rights campaigns, including planning the Seneca Falls convention of 1848.

“We too often bind ourselves by authorities
rather than by the truth.”

—Lucretia Mott