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Creator Underwood, Joseph Rogers, 1791-1876
Title Papers
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Diary
Date 1834
Year Range From 1834
Year Range To 1866
Other Number SC 2328
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.
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