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John Mackenzie Kennedy manuscript material

Collection Data

Description
John Mackenzie Kennedy, British army officer and friend of the Shelley family. · Holograph memoir, "Reminiscences of Percy Bysshe Shelley" : 1857 : (S'ANA 0692) : 24 pages of text, with a title-page and a dedication page, to "the dearest friends of my boyhood"; attribution on the title-page in the hand of Hellen Shelley; text begins, "I had just completed my sixteenth year, when I joined the Depot of the 76 Regiment, at Horsham ..." Published with commentary as SC 776 (Appendix) in Shelley and his Circle, v. IX, p. 168-185.
Names
Kennedy, John Mackenzie, 1797- (Creator)
Shelley, Helen, 1799-1885 (Annotator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1857
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz Ms
Topics
Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822
Genres
Manuscripts
memoirs
Notes
Biographical/historical: John Mackenzie Kennedy, British army officer and friend of the Shelley family.
Funding: Digitized through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 item
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18255814
MSS Unit ID: 23606
Archives collections id: archives_collections_23606
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 27db9440-e2f7-0133-0fdd-00505686d14e
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