Lot 1057Autograph – Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) hand written...

Auction Date: 19/09/2019 at 10am

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Autograph – Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) hand written letter ‘H.B. Stowe, to Dear Mr. H M, acknowledging receipt of a check of $100 for two instalments of "Pussy Willow" and promising to send another instalment, [1869?]’ 1 page, measures 13x20cm approx., small tears to one side with tissue covering. Stowe was an American abolitionist and author. She came from the Beecher family, a famous religious family, and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African Americans.

Guide Price: £600.00 - £800.00

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