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11.02.02 Kennedy, John P., Horseshoe Robinson, published in 1835 and Swallow Barn, or a Sojourn in the Old Dominion (2 volumes), published in 1832.

Notes Concerning the Author.

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) of Baltimore was a man of letters, congressman, and Secretary of the Navy.  


In Horseshoe Robinson, a classic of early American literature, Kennedy portrays the Revolutionary War in the South through Robinson, a stalwart sergeant and scout.

In Swallow Barn, or a Sojourn in The Old Dominion, Kennedy sketches the Virginia plantation lifestyle he experienced as a youth.

Availability of the Book.

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