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Louis D'Acosta letters

MS-751
 Collection
Identifier: MS-751
The collection contains Louis D'Acosta's correspondence with members of his family while he was serving as the regimental paymaster for the 64th Regiment of Foot on active service during the Sepoy Rebellion. Much of the correspondence is from Belgaum and vicinity. Includes discussions of army life, army discipline, battles, Indian politics and life, and concerns of British civilians during the rebellion.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1857
  • 1856 - 1868

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Louis D'Acosta. The collection contains letters written by and to members of his family while he was serving as the regimental paymaster for the 64th Regiment of Foot on active service during the Sepoy Rebellion.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA