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1850 Sept. 3

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Pray for wet summers and mild winters, ye farmers

Northampton (Mass.) - School composition.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Visit to Hartford

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 7, story of Lyman's journey by train to Hartford with his father, passing through Thompsonville and Windsor Locks. Lyman took a walk while his father conducted business and saw the Charter Oak. The following day his father took him to the State House to see the actual charter before they returned home.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Virgil's description of the arctic battle represented on shield of Aeneas by Vulcan

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 16, Lyman writes an extract from Virgil on the description of the battle scened on the shield of Aeneas.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Life of an acorn

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 4, life cycle of an acorn, written from the perspective of an acorn.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Extract from the first book of Virgil's Aeneid

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 10, Lyman writes an extract from Virgil's Aeneid.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850 Sept. 1

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Truth in its unattractiveness

Northampton (Mass.) - School exercise composition on the nature of truth.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Visit to Mount Holyoke

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 6, Lyman recounts a hike up Mount Holyoke with one of his friends.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850 Aug. 27

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Cultivating the harvest

Northampton (Mass.) - Benjamin Smith Lyman composition on cultivating the harvest.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850 Sept. 4

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Legend of Numa Pompilius

Northampton (Mass.) - Abstracts on the Roman kings Numa Pompilius, king of Rome after Romulus, his successor Tullus Hostilius, and Ancus Marcius.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1850

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

War

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 2, discussing the early history and nature of warfare.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers