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Collection Reference Number GLC05570
From Archive Folder Undated Documents Relating to the Post-Revolutionary Era 
Title Allegorical verses on slavery
Date ca. 1850-1860
Author Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)  
Additional authors Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896)
Document Type Miscellany
Content Description Written in Harriet Beecher Stowe's hand. Her clipped signature ("H B Stowe") has been pasted to the end of the poem. Despite being in Stowe's hand and having the addition of Stowe's signature, both poems are actually 1842 works on slavery by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the first being a poem in five stanzas dedicated to William E. Channing. The second in three stanzas is titled "The Warning."
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  Abolition  Reform Movement  Slavery  African American History  Literature and Language Arts  Poetry  
People Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882)  Stowe, Harriet Beecher (1811-1896)  
Theme Arts & Literature; Slavery & Abolition; Women in American History; African Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859