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Creator:Vinton, John Rogers, 1801-1847
Title:Private Journal No. V
Date(s):1827-1828
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0062
Abstract:This diary of American soldier and painter John Rogers Vinton (1801-1847) covers the period September 20, 1827, to March 22, 1828, and provides a detailed look into the political and[...] social atmosphere of Washington, D.C., in the late 1820s. Vinton discusses Washington, D.C., politics (including the upcoming 1828 election between John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson), his duties as an officer in the military, as well as his social life, interest in painting, fashion, and theatrical performances.
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Subjects:Courtship--United States--History--19th century | Military officers | Artists (visual artists) | Washington (D.C.)--History--19th century | More Subjects
Creator:Boss, Charles
Title:Daily report of Charles Boss. Life and adventures on the frontiers.
Date(s):1884-1893
Call No:MSS 0097, Item 0006
Abstract:Fictionalized journal of Charles Boss describing his frontier life and encounters with Indians while serving in the United States Army from 1866 to 1884.
Subjects:Dakota Indians--History--19th century | Frontier and pioneer life--West (U.S.)--History--19th century | Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895 | Nez Percé Indians--History--19th century | More Subjects