Horseshoe Robinson a tale of the Tory ascendency in South Carolina, in 1780 by John Pendleton Kennedy

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Published by A. L. Burt Co. in New York .

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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Fiction

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Statementby John P. Kennedy
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Pagination483 p.
Number of Pages483
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Open LibraryOL14447945M

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The novel was adapted for the stage a number of times, but the best known were by Charles Dance inwhich starred actor James Henry Hackett, and a version created in by Horseshoe Robinson book W. Tayleure titled Horseshoe Robinson, or the Battle of King's Mountain, which included William Ellis as Robinson and George C.

Boniface as Major Arthur Butler. About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 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,during the administration of President Millard Fillmore.

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