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Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1795 - 1870

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edward M. Greenway, Jr. Autograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0023
Abstract

Edward McDonald Greenway, Jr. was born in New York in 1820. The collection spans the years 1737 to 1876 and consists of approximately 250 items of correspondence and some legal documents. The correspondents are primarily prominent lawyers, politicians, statesmen, and figures of the Revolutionary War from Maryland.

Dates: 1737-1876

John Pendleton Kennedy letter to the National Intelligencer newspaper

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0716
Abstract

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a politician (elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1838) and writer with strong ties to the South. This collection includes a public letter which elucidates Kennedy's dialogue as an apologist for slavery on the one hand, and the views of famed anti-slavery activist, Lewis Tappan, on the other. The correspondence was written on March 5, 1850.

Dates: 1850 March 5

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  • Subject: United States X

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