Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Evidence

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Source

The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/90977
Accessed on 2020/10/21 07:01:27

Related place
England
Related people
Bront&euml;, Charlotte
Related text or manuscript
The Brontes: Their Lives, Friendships and Correspondence
Related place
England
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that handled in Mrs Beecher Stowe"s work, ""Uncle Tom"s Cabin."" To manage these great 
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