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


Finding aid and typescript (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2698. Letter, 8 August 1865, of Edwin Barter to Benjamin Covington Grider. Writing from Madras Presidency, a province of British India, Barter provides his recollections of the handling by Grider and others of funds used to pay bounties to soldiers enlisting in the 9th Kentucky Regiment during the Civil War. He also describes his business activities and offers his opinions of the local people, conditions in India, and of British attitudes toward residing there.


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