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- The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe - 80/82 -

Portland, H. B. S.'s friends there among the past; her readings in.

Portraits of Mrs. Stowe; Belloc to paint; untruth of.

Poverty in early married life.

Prescott, W. H., letter to H. B. S. from, on "Dred."

"Presse, La," on "Dred."

Providential aid in sickness.

"QUEER Little People."

READING and teaching.

Religion and humanity, George Eliot on.

"Religious poems," date of.

"Revue des Deux Mondes" on "Dred."

Riots in Cincinnati and anti-slavery agitation.

Roenne, Baron de, visits Professor Stowe.

Roman polities in 1861.

Rome, H. B. S.'s journey to; impressions of.

Ruskin, John, letters to H. B. S. from, on "The Minister's Wooing;" on his dislike of America, but love for American friends.

Ruskin and Turner.

SAINT-BEUVE, H. B. S.'s liking for.

Sales, Francis de, H. W. Beecher compared with.

Salisbury, Mr., interest of in "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

Salons, French.

Sand, George, reviews "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

Scotland, H. B. S.'s first visit to.

Scott, Walter, Lyman Beecher's opinion of, when discussing novel- reading, 25; monument in Edinburgh.

Sea, H. B. S.'s nervous horror of.

Sea-voyages, H. B. S. on.

Semi-Colon Club, H. B. S. becomes a member of.

Shaftesbury, Earl of, letter of, to Mrs. Stowe.

Shaftesbury, Lord, to H. B. S., letter from; letter from H. B. S. to; America and.

Skinner, Dr.

Slave, aiding a fugitive.

Slave-holding States on English address; intensity of conflict in.

Slavery, H. B. S.'s first notice of; anti-slavery agitation; death- knell of; Jefferson, Washington, Hamilton, and Patrick Henry on; growth of; résumé of its history; responsibility of church for; Lord Carlisle's opinion on; moral effect of; sacrilege of; its past and future; its injustice; its death-blow; English women's appeal against; J. Q. Adams' crusade against; gone forever.

Slaves, H. B. S.'s work for and sympathy with; family sorrows of.

Smith, Anna, helper to Mrs. S.; _note_.

Soul, immortality of, H. B. S.'s essay written at age of twelve: first literary production; Addison's remarks upon; Greek and Roman idea of immortality; light given by Gospel; Christ on.

South, England's sympathy with the.

South Framingham, good audience at reading in.

"Souvenir, The."

Spiritualism, Mrs. Stowe on; Mrs. Browning on; Holmes, O. W., on; "La Mystique" and Görres on; Professor Stowe's strange experiences in; George Eliot on psychical problems of; on "Charlatanerie" connected with; Robert Dale Owen on; Goethe on; H. B. S.'s letter to George Eliot on; her mature views on; a comfort to doubters and disbelievers; from Christian standpoint.

Stafford House meeting.

Stephens, A. H., on object of Confederacy.

Storrs, Dr. R. S.

Stowe, Calvin E.; death of first wife; his engagement to Harriet E. Beecher; their marriage; his work in Lane Seminary; sent by the Seminary to Europe on educational matters; returns; his Educational Report presented; aids a fugitive slave; strongly encourages his wife in her literary aspirations; care of the sick students in Lane Seminary; is "house-father" during his wife's illness and absence; goes to water cure after his wife's return from the same; absent from Cincinnati home at death of youngest child; accepts the Collins Professorship at Bowdoin; gives his mother his reasons for leaving Cincinnati; remains behind to finish college work, while wife and three children leave for Brunswick, Me.; resigns his professorship at Bowdoin, and accepts a call to Andover; accompanies his wife to Europe; his second trip with wife to Europe; sermon after his son's death; great sorrow at his bereavement; goes to Europe for the fourth time; resigns his position at Andover; in Florida; failing health; his letter to George Eliot; H. B. S. uses his strange experiences in youth as material for her picture of "Harry" in "Oldtown Folks;" the psychological history of his strange child-life; curious experiences with phantoms, and good and bad spirits; visions of fairies; love of reading; his power of character-painting shown in his description of a visit to his relatives; George Eliot's mental picture of his personality; enjoys life and study in Florida; his studies on Prof. Görres' book, "Die Christliche Mystik," and its relation to his own spiritual experience; love for Henry Ward Beecher returned by latter; absorbed in "Daniel Deronda;" "over head and ears in _diablerie_;" fears he has not long to live; dull at wife's absence on reading tour; enjoys proximity to Boston Library, and "Life of John Qniney Adams;" death and _note_; letters from H. B. S. to; on her illness; on cholera epidemic in Cincinnati; on sickness, death of son Charley; account of new home; on her writings and literary aspirations; on success of "Uncle Tom's Cabin;" on her interest in the Edmonson slave family; on life in London; on visit to the Duke of Argyle; from Dunrobin Castle; on "Dred;" other letters from abroad; on life in Paris; on journey to Rome; on impressions of Rome; on Swiss journey; from Florence; from Paris; on farewell to her soldier son; visit to Duchess of Argyle; on her reading tour; on his health and her enforced absence from him; on reading, at Chelsea; at Bangor and Portland; at South Framingham and Haverhill; Peabody; fatigue at New London reading; letters from to H. B. S. on visit to his relatives and description of home life; to mother on reasons for leaving the West; to George Eliot; to son Charles.

Stowe, Charles E., seventh child of H. B. S., birth of; at Harvard; at Bonn; letter from Calvin E. Stowe to; letter from H. B. S. to, on her school life; on "Poganuc People;" on her readings in the West; on selection of papers and letters for her biography; on interest of herself and Prof. Stowe in life and anti-slavery career of John Quincy Adams.

Stowe, Eliza Tyler (Mrs. C. E.), draft of: twin daughter of H. B. S.

Stowe, Frederick William, second son of H. B. S.; enlists in First Massachusetts; made lieutenant for bravery; mother's visit to; severely wounded; subsequent effects of the wound, never entirely recovers, his disappearance and unknown fate; ill-health after war, Florida home purchased for his sake.

Stowe, Georgiana May, daughter of H. B. S., birth of; family happy in her marriage; letter from H. B. S. to.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, birth and parentage of; first memorable incident, the death of her mother; letter to her brother Charles on her mother's death, incident of the tulip bulbs and mother's gentleness, first journey a visit to her grandmother, study of catechisms under her grandmother and aunt, early religious and Biblical reading, first school at the age of five, hunger after mental food, joyful discovery of "The Arabian Nights," in the bottom of a barrel of dull sermons, reminiscences of reading in father's library, impression made by the Declaration of Independence, appearance and character of her stepmother, healthy, happy child-life, birth of her half-sister Isabella and H. B. S.'s care of infant, early love of writing, her essay selected for reading at school exhibitions, her father's pride in essay, subject of essay, arguments for belief in the Immortality of the Soul, end of child-life in Litchfield, goes to sister Catherine's school at Hartford, describes Catherine Beecher's school in letter to son, her home with the Bulls, school friends, takes up Latin, her study of Ovid and Virgil, dreams of being a poet and writes "Cleon," a drama, her conversion, doubts of relatives and friends, connects herself with First Church, Hartford, her struggle with rigid theology, her melancholy and doubts, necessity of cheerful society, visit to grandmother, return to Hartford, interest in painting lessons, confides her religious doubts to her brother Edward, school life in Hartford, peace at last, accompanies her father and family to Cincinnati, describes her journey, yearnings for New England home, ill-health and depression, her life in Cincinnati and teaching at new school established by her sister Catherine and herself, wins prize for short story, joins "Semicolon Club," slavery first brought to her personal notice, attends Henry Ward Beecher's graduation, engagement, marriage, anti-slavery agitation, sympathy with Birney, editor of anti-slavery paper in Cincinnati, birth of twin daughters, of her third child, reunion of the Beecher family, housekeeping _versus_ literary work, birth of second son, visits Hartford, literary work encouraged, sickness in Lane Seminary, death of brother George, birth of third daughter, protracted illness and poverty, seminary struggles, goes to water cure, returns home, birth of sixth child, bravery in cholera epidemic, death of youngest child Charles, leaves Cincinnati, removal to Brunswick, getting settled, husband arrives, birth of seventh child, anti-slavery feeling aroused by letters from Boston, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," first thought of, writings

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