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Title Papers
Creator Underwood, Joseph Rogers, 1791-1876
Description Typescript of a diary kept by Joseph Rogers Underwood, 1834-1850, in which he records everyday occurrences at home in Bowling Green, Kentucky and in Washington, D.C., where he served in the U.S. House of Representatives,1835-1843, and the U.S. Senate, 1847-1853. Interspersed throughout are comments by his second wife, Elizabeth (Cox) Underwood. Also includes a document containing information about Thomas Rogers and an "Account of the Escape of Prisoners from Fort Warren, Boston Harbor" written by Douglas Gordon.
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Diary
Date 1834
Year Range From 1834
Year Range To 1866
Other Number SC 2328
Subjects Politics & government
Prisoners and prisons
People Gordon, Douglas
Rogers, Thomas
Underwood, Elizabeth Threlkeld (Cox), 1818-1884
Underwood, Joseph Rogers, 1791-1876
Search Terms Civil War, 1861-1865
Cox family
Fort Warren, MA
Underwood family
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Catalog Number 1949.6.1
Dates of Creation 1834-1866
Caption KL 1137 Joseph Rogers Underwood
Extent 1 folder. 3 items. Typescripts.
Number of Images 1