HARRIET BEECHER STOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 08/29/1853 For Sale
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HARRIET BEECHER STOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 08/29/1853:
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The author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, pens this quotation for a fan on decorative notepaper
Autograph Quotation Signed: "Harriet Beecher Stowe", 1p, 5½x8½. Dresden, 1853 August
29. On decorative notepaper. In full: "The grass withereth, the/flower fadeth/But the word of
our God shall/stand forever." Encouraged by her brother, temperance and anti-slavery Pastor
Henry Ward Beecher, and her husband Calvin Elias Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe
(1811-1896) wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly. She wrote a number of
other novels during her career, but she's known primarily for this book, her first. Uncle
Tom's Cabin was drawn from her personal experience. Kentucky, the state across the Ohio
River from her home in Cincinnati, was a slave state, and her research included interviews
with fugitive slaves and slave owners. First published as a serial in an anti-slavery
newspaper, the "National Era", in 1851-1852, Uncle Tom's Cabin reached millions, first
as a novel and then as a play. It was first performed on stage in Troy, New York on
September 27, 1852, where it ran for 100 nights. Uncle Tom's Cabin angered Southerners
and was important in solidifying sentiment in the North against slavery. Stowe's
heart-wrenching portrayals of slaves made the issue of slavery a moral one and had much
to do with starting the Civil War. Lightly creased. Fine condition.
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