HARRIET BEECHER STOWE - AUTOGRAPH QUOTATION SIGNED 08/29/1853 For Sale
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BEECHER STOWE The
author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
, pens this quotation for a fan on decorative
Quotation Signed: "Harriet Beecher Stowe",
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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