Joseph A. Sweeney journal, 1820-1827

Descriptive Summary

Title
Joseph A. Sweeney journal, 1820-1827
Creator
Sweeney, Joseph A.
Extent
1 reel.
Subjects
Sweeney, Joseph A.
Illinois--Description and travel.
Kentucky--Description and travel.
Missouri--Description and travel.
Virginia--Description and travel.
Poems
Arrangement
Arranged somewhat chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This is a journal kept by Joseph A. Sweeney on a journey through Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri (1820-1821), and an accounts ledger (1820-1827). Sweeney's journal entries are brief and contain abbreviated descriptions of his journey. A chart of mileage from place to place, as well as some of his poetry, is included.

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