Harriet Beecher Stowe's Mental Health Declines

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Harriet Beecher Stowe's Mental Health Declines
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room large getting fan- THE DOINGS OF WOMEN FOLK. Martin's He a Notes of Notable lAdlei-Gleaulngs in Scattered Fieldi. Harriet Beecher Stowe Is failing, not physically, but mentally. Her closest friends not conceal the fact from themselves. general health is excellent, better than at any time since Prof. Stowe'a death but her memory grows daily more treacherous. A year ago a report to this effect circulated and at once indignantly denied ^ll^^S^SaS^^^ Intellectual vigor she 6 had ^ve? had' More recently, and especially within n weeks post, they have noted a change Stowe is much of the time her old self, conversing on all topics in w hich she is with great intelligence and fluency. But there are intervals not infrequent, during which she forgets the names of friends, track of her own business concerns, and cannot speak accurately of the events of past. In some of these forgetful intervals she has denied all acquaintance with ft horn she is known to delight to occasioned no little temporary embarrassment embarrassment thereby. Her condition is not like what Emerson's became iu the davs w asked a- question three times over in ten minutes and could not remember the that it had been three tiuie-s answered, is increasingly evident that the atlthor "DnclcSfom T s Cabin" will write no more It i another of the melaucholv cases decay at the top first. considerable was this he might day near about into they his succeeded and everyone to by

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  1. Morning Oregonian,
  2. 22 Apr 1888, Sun,
  3. Page 3

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