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1866 Jan. 12

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman informs Mr. Lesley of a negotiation with Mr. Painter for work on a job in Connellsville, which Lyman agreed to only after confirming that he would not be underbidding Lesley for the contract. Lyman provides Mr. Lesley with instructions for the completion of his job for the Plymouth Coal Company, and tells him to look for packages notebooks and plottings at the ... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1911 Nov. 2

222 South 8th Street

Philadelphia (Pa.) - View of the exterior of 222 South 8th Street in Philadelphia. Several people and a covered carriage are on the street. The caption on the photograph indicates that this is where Amos Bronson Alcott taught school.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1977

Mange, Arthur P.

Row house with strollers

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Five people walking in front of a row house.

Arthur P. Mange Photograph Collection

1899 June 4

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to A. D. W. Smith

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Asking Smith to write in the initials "BAJP" on the first page of the lease before transferring it to Lawall. He notes that he sent Lawall a copy of the improved blueprint.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1899 Mar. 27

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Samuel S. Shippen

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman informs him that arrangements have been made for payment of the interest and he expects to remit payment within a few days.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

2004

Mange, Arthur P.

Asian man shooting flower show

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A young Asian man takes a photo a flower show.

Arthur P. Mange Photograph Collection

1899 Apr. 22

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to John R. Neison

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman thanks Neison for the royalties on March coal sales. If the cave-in has been repaired and the mine driven through to the slope, Lyman would like to visit the mine next week. He includes a copy of the map showing the importance of the tunnel from Moss Glen.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1898 Oct. 29

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to John R. Neison

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman is pleased to receive news that Mr. Neison is driving the gangway forward and finding it better, noting that if he can push through without an airhole it would be most economical. Offering accommodations in his home to Mr. Neison when he comes to Philadelphia.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1925 Apr. 2

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. A. Vickers

New York (N.Y.) - Referring Dr. Vickers to Harry Davis in Cleveland for information on black dentists in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1865 Oct. 8

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Plymouth (Pa.) - Lyman thanks Mr. Lesley for completing his income tax payment, and offers his share of funds from "the Boston men," less his living expenses, to offset a loss caused by the Youghiogheny Company. He gives details regarding the final stages of his work for the Plymouth Coal Company, and notes that Frazer's work remains "untrustworthy." Lyman lists the quality, size and ... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers