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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scans (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 183. Typescripts and photocopies of two 1813 letters written by Samuel Bains serving at Fort Strother and Fort Deposit in Alabama to his wife Christiana, Dixons Creek, Smith County, Tennessee, describing battles against the Indians and military life.


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SC 183 BAINS, Samuel.pdf (350 kB)
Samuel Bains letter, 13 November 1813

SC 183 BAINS Samuel item 2.pdf (68 kB)
Samuel Bains letter, 17 December 1813



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