James Madison Papers

John P. Kennedy to James Madison, 28 July 1834

Baltimore July 28. 1834

Dear Sir

At the suggestion of my friend Mr John Barney, I have taken the liberty to send you a copy of Swallow Barn which will reach you with this letter.

In this attempt to make a few pictures of the characteristic scenery of the low country, you may perhaps find some agreeable recollections awakened, and derive an hour’s amusement from that source. I shall feel happy in the belief that I have, even in this slightest degree, contributed to your amusement. With the kindest wishes for the restoration of your health I remain Very faithfully Yours

John P. Kennedy


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