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Some adventures of Captain Simon Suggs

Hooper, Johnson Jones

Some adventures of Captain Simon Suggs

late of the Tallapoosa volunteers; together with "Taking the census," and other Alabama sketches.

by Hooper, Johnson Jones

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Published by Carey and Hart in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1974. 1 reel. 35 mm. (American Culture Series, reel 607.9)

StatementBy a country editor. With a portrait from life, and other illustrations, by Darley.
SeriesAmerican culture series -- 607.9.
ContributionsA country editor.
The Physical Object
Pagination201 p.
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17487185M
OCLC/WorldCa6765279

A series of sketches written in part to parody some the campaign literature of the era Originally published in , Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs is a series of sketches written in part to parody some the campaign literature of the era. The character, Simon Suggs, with his motto, it is good to be shifty in a new country, fully incarnates a backwoods version of the national . Some Adventures of Simon Suggs is Hooper's book of Simon Suggs stories; published in The book is set up as a campaign biography and takes the reader from childhood to middle age in the humorous -- yet always corrupt -- life of Simon Suggs. Often associated with his role as the reformed sinner in "The Captain Attends a Camp-Meeting", Suggs.

Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of the Tallapoosa Volunteers; Together with "Taking the Census," and Other Alabama Sketches. By a Country Editor with a Portrait from Life, and Other Illustrations, by Darley. by Johnson Jones Hooper, and Felix Octavius Carr Darley, , Illustrated by. Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs | A series of sketches written in part to parody some the campaign literature of the era Originally published in , Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs is a series of sketches written in part to parody some the campaign literature of the era.

Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs, Late of the Tallapoosa Volunteers Johnson Jones Hooper From $ Image 42 of Simon Suggs' adventures and travels. 32 CAPTAIN SIMON SUGGS. ‘‘ be damned if it didn’t blow the old woman within a foot, or a foot and a half of kingdom come.”.


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Some Adventures of Captain Simon Suggs continued to be reprinted and anthologized now and then during the later nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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