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Dealing Of The Dents In Post-traderships

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The examiuation of Barron, the New York merchaut, before the Glymor cominittee, was ijuite interesting. He wanted to go to New Mexico for his health, and thought a post-tradership woóld not be I a bad idea iu the way of paying liis pensen. He was introducod to Hernard, whom he deseribei ;in a driuken, worthIe8 fellow, wlio, iu old days, was a boon oompauioi) of Granfc'B, and who had, o account of oíd associntions, considerable influence with the President. Bernard struck a bargain of one-third the profits. He (Bernard) wi-ote a letter to the Prasi dolit, stating tho agreement and requesting Barron s appointmont. He also vrrote to Mrs. Grant in the same interest, addressing her as " MyDear Julia." Briefly, Unrron got the post, but Bernard was not satasfled ttitli lus share of the profite, had Barron disndssed, l'iiriself appointed, and then going to the President, took possossion of and began to sell Darrott's goods. Barron had no redress. He says that fitich ws Bernard's power that even Gen. Grierson, tho post commandant, was afraid to interfero, and in the end he was glad to sell out his stock to Judge Dent at a heavy loss. Bernard is now a bank


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