The life of John Pendleton Kennedy

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Statementby Henry T. Tuckerman.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 12099.
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FormatMicroform
Pagination490 p.
Number of Pages490
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13558182M
OCLC/WorldCa17208464

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This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Kennedy, John Pendleton,Writer. Descendant of a Tidewater Virginia clan, Kennedy was born in Baltimore, Md.

He studied law with an uncle after receiving his formal education at a local academy and at Baltimore College. Following his admission to the bar inhe practiced law rather aimlessly while writing essays and satirical.

John Pendleton Kennedy,BY: J. Ridgely Author of books: The Red Book (, 2 vols.) Swallow Barn (, novel, pseudonym Mark Littleton) Horse-Shoe Robinson (, novel) Rob of the Bowl (, novel, pseudonym Mark Littleton) Quodlibet () Memoirs of the Life of William Wirt (, biography of William Wirt, Aaron Burr's Born: "a picture of country life in Virginia" John Pendleton Kennedy () grew up in Baltimore.

Swallow Barn, his first book, attempts to do for a southern plantation what Irving's Bracebridge Hall had done for the English manor house. Originally published in in Philadelphia, the collection of sketches purports to be an account of the "seeings and thinkings" of Mark Littleton on his.

Life of John Pendleton Kennedy. New York, G.P. Putnam & Sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: John Pendleton Kennedy; John Pendleton Kennedy: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry T Tuckerman. Campbell, Bernard U. Review of the Hon.

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The life of John Pendleton Kennedy book Pendleton Kennedy, Maryland statesman and novelist, was born Octo in Baltimore to John Kennedy, an Irish immigrant merchant, and Nancy Pendleton, a member of the Virginia aristocracy.

As a child John spent his summers on the Pendleton family plantation in what is now West Virginia, which instilled in him an abiding affection. John Pendleton Kennedy (), a prominent American novelist in his time, served briefly as President Millard Fillmore's secretary of the Navy.

John Pendleton Kennedy was the scion of a cultivated Baltimore, Md., family. He graduated from Baltimore College in and served for 2 years in the Maryland militia. In he began practicing law.

The Life of John Pendleton Kennedy, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive. Find nearly any book by John Pendleton Kennedy. Get the best deal by comparing prices from overbooksellers. Kennedy retired from public life in March when President Fillmore left office, but he retained an active interest in politics and his name was mentioned as one of the vice-presidential prospects on the Republican ticket in (meaning that Abraham Lincoln might have been paired with a man named "John Kennedy").Parents: John Kennedy, Ann Nancy Clayton Kennedy.

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Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for John Pendleton Kennedy: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry T Tuckerman. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Explore books by John Pendleton Kennedy with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ “John Pendleton Kennedy’s career as author and politician spanned an eventful half-century, from the aftermath of the War of to the late s.

His life and writings track the rise and fall of the Whig Party and the endurance of its ideas, especially the tension. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Skip to main content. The life of John Pendleton Kennedy by Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the Pages: John P. Kennedy, in full John Pendleton Kennedy, pseudonym Mark Littleton, (born Oct.

25,Baltimore, Md., U.S.—died Aug. 18,Newport, R.I.), American statesman and writer whose best remembered work was his historical fiction. Kennedy was admitted to the Maryland bar in From he served two terms in the Maryland House of Delegates and three terms in the U.S.

Congress. John Pendleton Kennedy () achieved a multidimensional career as a successful novelist, historian, and politician. He published widely and represented his district in the Maryland legislature before being elected to Congress several times and serving as Cited by: 1.

John Pendleton Kennedy. John Pendleton Kennedy (), a prominent American novelist in his time, served briefly as President Millard Fillmore's secretary of the Navy. John Pendleton Kennedy was the scion of a cultivated Baltimore, Md., family. He graduated from Baltimore College in and served for 2 years in the Maryland militia.

Full text of "The life of John Pendleton Kennedy" See other formats. Memoirs of the life of William Wirt, Attorney-General of the United States by John Pendleton Kennedy 8 editions - first published in Read Listen. Book, Print in English The life of John Pendleton Kennedy By Henry T.

Tuckerman. New York, G. Putnam & sons, pages front. (portrait) pl., facsimile 20 cm. Explore more options for this title. Copies in Library - not available while library buildings are closed.

[John Pendleton Kennedy was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in After graduating from a local college he studied law and began to practice his profession. For the rest of his life he divided his attention among law, politics, and literature. In he became Secretary of the Navy under President Fillmore.

He died at Newport, Rhode Island, in. Memoirs of the Life of William Wirt by John P. Kennedy. John Pendleton Kennedy (Octo - Aug ) was an American novelist and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from J to March 4, This book Pages:   Originally published in and revised inSwallow Barn, John Pendleton Kennedy's novel of antebellum life on a tidewater Virginia plantation, was described by its author as ""variously and interchangeably partaking of the complexion of a book of travels, a diary, a collection of letters, a drama, and a history.""/5(25).

John Pendleton Kennedy, the son of a distinguished and well-to-do Baltimore family, spent his early years studying the classics, attending the theater, participating in debating societies, and. John Pendleton Kennedy. Born: Octo - Died: Aug ) American statesman and author.

The second quote is from Kennedy’s will, included in Henry T. Tuckerman, The Life of John Pendleton Kennedy (New York: G. Putnam and Sons, ), The memorial tribute is by [Robert C.

Winthrop], “Tributes to the Memory of Hon. John P. Kennedy,” Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society (): SWALLOW BARNJohn Pendleton Kennedy (–) published Swallow Barn; or, A Sojourn in the Old Dominion, his first and finest novel, in May He left his name off the title page, allowing his first-person narrator, Mark Littleton, to stand in as author.

But Kennedy was already well established as a man of letters, and knowledge of his authorship of Swallow Barn spread quickly. A special moment of his life was when Kennedy's limo pulled up next to John on the freeway and the candidate flashed him a peace sign, having given a.

Read this book on Questia. Horse-Shoe Robinson by John Pendleton Kennedy, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Horse-Shoe Robinson (). Washington's genealogy [pedigree, coat of arms, and poem] sent to Kennedy by Martin Farquhar Tupper.

XXVII 83 Last Will and Testament of John Pendleton Kennedy, with Two Codicils. Photostats. XXVII [84] Accession Book, Peabody Institute Library, listing the books received from J. KENNEDY, John Pendleton, (brother of Anthony Kennedy), a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., Octo ; attended private schools and was graduated from Baltimore Academy in ; volunteered and served in the War of ; studied law; was admitted to the bar in and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; also engaged in literary pursuits and was a novelist of.

John Pendleton Kennedy (—) achieved a multidimensional career as a successful novelist, historian, and politician. He published widely and represented his district in the Maryland legislature before being elected to Congress several times and serving as secretary of the navy during the Fillmore : Louisiana State University Press.

Swallow Barn book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. John Pendleton Kennedy, Lucinda H. MacKethen (Introduction), 3 reviews Originally published in and revised inSwallow Barn is a novel of antebellum life on a tidewater Virginia plantation, described by the author as "variously and /5.

John Pendleton Kennedy (–) achieved a multidimensional career as a successful novelist, historian, and politician. He published widely and represented his district in the Maryland legislature before being elected to Congress several times and serving as secretary of the navy during the Fillmore administration.

He devoted much of his life to the American Whig party and. Adapted from "John Pendleton Kennedy, Secretary of the Navy," ZB File, 3 SeptemberNavy Department Library. John Pendleton Kennedy (Octo – Aug ) was an American novelist, lawyer and Whig politician who served as United States Secretary of the Navy from J to March 4,during the administration of President Millard Fillmore, and as a U.S.

Representative from Maryland's 4th congressional district, during which he encouraged the United States government's study. John Pendleton Kennedy. Over the next half-decade or so, she had three more sons. As a consequence, young John had to fend for himself at a young age. He described himself as an “urban ruffian,” shooting marbles with other chil-dren, drinking water from his hat, and playing pranks on unsuspecting by: 1.

works of John Pendleton Kennedy, the Baltimore novelist, are inter spersed with those of another John Pendleton Kennedy, the Virginia State Librarian early in this century, and with those of several other John P.

Kennedys. The entries do not give birth and death dates of the authors and offer no other clues as to which Kennedy composed which book.Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley L.

Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton and Company, and warns that these 19th Century biographies contain errors and bias. We rely on volunteers to edit the historic biographies on a continual basis.cantile atmosphere of his native city, John Kennedy had strong ties with Virginia.

His mother, Nancy Pendleton Kennedy, was a member of a dis-tinguished Virginia family. Never reconciled to life in Baltimore, she took John and his younger brothers each summer to visit the extensive clan of.

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