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1864 Aug. 15

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Cape Breton Island (N. S.) - Lyman resolves a confusion concerning one of Mr. Lesley's maps, mentions Brewer's move to California, explains his rate for "reconnaisance of a a Right of Search," and touches briefly on his recent work and social activities.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1864 Jan. 10

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman informs Mr. Lesley that he will be unable to complete several of the maps for the Glace Bay survey before departing for Arizona. He requests that Mr. Lesley or Joe complete the work under the conditions of secrecy required by Mr. Belloni, and informs Mr. Lesley of an error in one of the existing maps. Two sets of "notes in regard to what is needed to be done in ... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1864 Sept. 25

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to J. Peter Lesley

Cape Breton Island (N. S.) - Lyman encloses payment for Mr. Lesley's work on a survey map for Mr. Belloni, describes the additional work being done on Belloni's coal tract, and explains new correlations between the compositions of the various coal beds. He is depressed at the time and money wasted by his original estimations of the continuity of the coal beds, complains of the amount of borin... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers