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HARRIET BEECHER STOWE PENS A VERSE IN MEMORY OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER, BY QUOTING OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES’: “EULOGY IN VERSE”  WRITTEN IN 1892 ON HIS DEATH

STOWE, HARRIET BEECHER. (1811-1896)  American author, abolitionist; best known for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.   Choice Autograph Quotation Signed, “Harriet Beecher Stowe”, One page, small  octavo.  [ 4” x 5”]   January 17, 1893.

“In Memory of John G. Whittier. Verse 6 / Peaceful thy message, yet for struggling right / When Slavery’s gauntlet in our face was flung / While timid weaklings watched the dubious fight / No herald’s challenge more defiant rung.  Holmes / Harriet Beecher Stowe.”

In Memory of John Greenleaf Whittier, A Eulogy in Verse, was first published in the November 1892 issue of ‘The Atlantic’ magazine.   A remarkable concurrence of three of the greatest names of American literature of the 19th century.

$2000.00

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