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1871 Jan. 4

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Calcutta (India) - Letter accompanies a patent petition with drawings and specifications for Lyman's solar compass, to be forwarded to the United States Patent office along with a model of the compass and a filing fee, which Mr. Lesley has the care of. Lyman informs Mr. Lesley of his pending discharge from the Public Works Department of India, due to the lack of oil located in the Punjab, provid... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1870 July 12

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Murree (Pakistan) - Lyman requests that Mr. Lesley or Mr. Dyke arrange to have letters and papers forwarded to him in Murree, asks that Mr. Dyke arrange to extend the Caveat on the Solar Compass patent, and discusses the difficulty of finishing survey maps without a local draftsman to complete the lettering.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers