Distinguished author (1811–1896) whose epochal 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin brought the issue of slavery to the fore of American consciousness and became one of the classics of 19th-century literature.
The Central National Bank of New York check, 8×3, made payable to the order of “Mrs H.B. Stowe”, signed by her publisher James Osgood & Co for $200.00. Check No. 823, Boston, December 27, 1871. Endorsed “HB Stowe“ on verso.