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Page iii
Harriet Beecher Stowe
THREE NOVELS
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
or, Life among the Lowly
THE MINISTER'S WOOING
OLDTOWN FOLKS

 

Page iv
Volume compilation, notes, and chronology copyright © 1982 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
All rights reserved.
No part of this book may be reproduced commercially by offset-lithographic or equivalent copying devices without the permission of the publisher.
The paper used in this publication meets the minimum requirements of the American National Standard for Information SciencesPermanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials,
ANSI Z
39.48-1984.
Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam Inc. and Canada by Penguin Books Canada Ltd.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 81-18629
For Cataloging in Publication Data, see end of 
Notes
 section.
ISBN
 0-940450-01-1
Tenth Printing
The Library of America4
Manufactured in the United States of America

 

Page v
KATHRYN KISH SKLAR
WROTE THE NOTES AND CHRONOLOGY
AND SELECTED THE CONTENTS
FOR THIS VOLUME

 

Page vii
The publishers wish to thank the Stowe-Day Foundation and
the Library of Congress for their assistance.
Grateful acknowledgment is made to the National Endowment for
the Humanities, the Ford Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation for their generous support of this series.

 

Page ix
CONTENTS
Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly
1
The Minister's Wooing
521
Oldtown Folks
877
Chronology
1469
Note on the Texts
1474
Notes
1476

 

 

Page 1
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN; OR, LIFE AMONG THE LOWLY

 

Page 3
CONTENTS
Volume I
Preface
9
Chapter I. In Which the Reader Is Introduced to a Man of Humanity
11
Chapter II. The Mother
22
Chapter III. The Husband and Father
26
Chapter IV. An Evening in Uncle Tom's Cabin
32
Chapter V. Showing the Feelings of Living Property on Changing Owners
45
Chapter VI. Discovery
57
Chapter VII. The Mother's Struggle
67
Chapter VIII. Eliza's Escape
81
Chapter IX. In Which It Appears that a Senator Is but a Man
98
Chapter X. The Property Is Carried Off
116
Chapter XI. In Which Property Gets into an Improper State of Mind
127
Chapter XII. Select Incident of Lawful Trade
142
Chapter XIII. The Quaker Settlement
162
Chapter XIV. Evangeline
172
Chapter XV. Of Tom's New Master, and Various Other Matters
183

 

 

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Chapter XVI. Tom's Mistress and Her Opinions
200
Chapter XVII. The Freeman's Defence
220
Chapter XVIII. Miss Ophelia's Experiences and Opinions
240
Volume II
Chapter XIX. Miss Ophelia's Experiences and Opinions, Continued
257
Chapter XX. Topsy
278
Chapter XXI. Kentuck
295
Chapter XXII. "The Grass WitherethThe Flower Fadeth"
301
Chapter XXIII. Henrique
311
Chapter XXIV. Foreshadowings
320
Chapter XXV. The Little Evangelist
327
Chapter XXVI. Death
333
Chapter XXVII. "This Is the Last of Earth"
347
Chapter XXVIII. Reunion
355
Chapter XXIX. The Unprotected
371
Chapter XXX. The Slave Warehouse
379
Chapter XXXI. The Middle Passage
391

 

 

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Chapter XXXII. Dark Places
398
Chapter XXXIII. Cassy
408
Chapter XXXIV. The Quadroon's Story
416
Chapter XXXV. The Tokens
430
Chapter XXXVI. Emmeline and Cassy
437
Chapter XXXVII. Liberty
446
Chapter XXXVIII. The Victory
453
Chapter XXXIX. The Stratagem
464
Chapter XL. The Martyr
475
Chapter XLI. The Young Master
483
Chapter XLII. An Authentic Ghost Story
490
Chapter XLIII. Results
497
Chapter XLIV. The Liberator
506
Chapter XLV. Concluding Remarks
510

 

 

Page 7
List of Illustrations
Illustrations courtesy of the Library of Congress and John Fleming.
Eliza comes to tell Uncle Tom that he is sold and that she is running away to save her child
53
The Auction Sale
147
The freeman's defence
233
Little Eva reading the Bible to Uncle Tom in the arbor
305
Cassy ministering to Uncle Tom after his whipping
417
The fugitives are safe in a free land
443
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