It is interesting to note that Harriet Beecher Stowe's famous book inspired Stephen Foster to write "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night." The title of the original manuscript, in the possession of the Foster Hall Collection, reads "Poor Uncle Tom, Good Night."
* ELIZA'S FLIGHT. Oliver Ditson. Boston. 1852
A scene from Uncle Tom's Cabin. Written by Miss M. A. Collier Music by E. J. Loder. Lith: J. H. Bufford. [n. art.] 6 pp., p. 2 and 6 blank. Price 25 cts. net. Plate Mark 6010.
Illustration: Eliza crossing the ice. On shore, white overseer and two colored men. Eliza and her pursuers seem to be in summer attire.
Quotation: "God help me, I crossed the river on the ice; for they were behind me--right behind and there was no other way." Uncle Tom's Cabin. Vol. 1. p. 126.
* EVA TO HER PAPA. Horace Waters. New York. 1853 as Sung by Little Cordelia Howard In her Original Character of the Gentle Eva in Uncle Tom's Cabin. Words and Music written expressly for her by her Father Geo. C. Howard. & most affectionately dedicated To Her Mother. (Little Cordelia Howard the Eva of the age was born in Providence R. I. in the year 1848 first played Eva at the Troy Museum 1852 made her first appearance in New York in that character at the National Theatre 1853.) Lith. Sarony & Co. From a Daguerreo- type by Jos. B. Brady. 38 Ct. Nett. 6 pp., pp. 2 and 6 blank.
Illustration: Left profile picture of Little Cordelia Howard standing, with hand resting on small table. At top of oval frame, gravestone marked Eva. Under gravestone: "Little Cordelia Howard has an interest in the Sale of this Song."
* I AM GOING THERE. Oliver Ditson. Boston. 1852
Or The Death of Little Eva. Written and inscribed to the readers of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by John S. Adams. Adapted to a favorite melody. Lith: Bufford [n. art.] Price 25 cts. net. 6 pp., pp. 2 and 6 blank. Plate Mark 5088.
Illustration: Bedroom. Little Eva dying, her father kneeling by bedside. Uncle Tom to his right. Doctor and nurse in background.
Quotation:"O, if she would only wake and speak once more!" he said; and stooping over her, he spoke in her ear, "Eva darling" The large blue eyes unclosed, a smile passed over her face; she tried to raise her head and to speak. "Do you know me Eva" "Dear papa," said the child, with a last effort, throwing her arms about his neck. In a moment they dropped again. Uncle Tom's Cabin Vol. 2. p. 112.