Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (Jun 14, 1811 – Jul 1, 1896) was an American author and a member of abolitionists movement. She is mostly known for her novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (1852), devoted to harshness of life of slaves. This novel has a massive social resonance across US and Britain, provoked slavers’ wrath in the south and fueled anti-slavery-movements in the north. "Our Country Neighbours" is a short story by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The story revolves around a family living in house just built. The house itself is quite a picture - standing in the woods, surrounded by all kinds of growth, with a nice garden and a river nearby. It was pretty remote from the neighborhood. But one will not find solitude in a life in woods away from people, for there are neighbors of other kind lurking between trees and bushes.