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1894 Jan. 2

Lyman, Mary, 1837-1919

Letter from Mary Lyman to Tokumatsu Nakajima

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Mary encourages Toku to have confidence in himself and his abilities, and recommends that he read some Emerson.

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Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Capital punishment

Northampton (Mass.) - Composition No. 9, Lyman's essay on the historical and modern uses of capital punishment.

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1880 Mar. 24

Noguchi, G.

Letter from G. Noguchi to Benjamin Smith Lyman

Tokyo (Japan) - An envelope addressed to Benjamin Smith Lyman. The interior of the envelope flap has a note of receipt for thirty-eight specimens, signed G. Noguchi.

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Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Japanese entertainers

Japan - Group of five unidentified Japanese entertainers, one holding a sleeping infant, seated eating and drinking. Photograph believed to be taken by Lyman.

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Maruki, Riyo, 1854-1923

Nishiyama family

Japan - Formal portrait of the Nishiyama family.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1884 Nov. 22

Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

Letter from E. R. Hoar to Benjamin Smith Lyman

Boston (Mass.) - Hoar thanks Lyman for sending a copy of his "Geological and Topographical Map of Japan," and tells him that it has been deposited in the Town Library. The included enveloped is addressed to Lyman in Northampton, Massachusetts, and has a note in pencil: "Judge E. R. Hoar."

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1894 Jan. 6

Kaneko, Kentar?, 1853-1942

Letter from Kentar? Kaneko to Benjamin Smith Lyman

Letter of appreciation to Lyman, originally accompanying "photographs presented by his Japanese friends." There is a list of sixteen names in the letter, and the back is marked "Japanese Colony 6 Jan. 1894."

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1910 Dec. 19

Bliss, Laura N.

Letter from Laura N. Bliss to Benjamin Smith Lyman

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Mrs. Bliss invites Lyman to dine at the Bliss home on December 26th. The included envelope is addressed to Lyman in Philadelphia.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1891 Aug. 10

Letter from H. Peck to Tokumatsu Nakajima

Florence (Mass.) - Peck is sorry to hear that Toku is lonely, and assures him that his acquaintances in Massachusetts would be glad to have him back again. The letter mentions that Daisy has become "not very much fun," then reports that Henry's health has improved and he's taken a job in Boston. Peck details an unchaperoned trip to Roberts meadow. The letter is written on the letterhead ... more

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1893 Jan. 1

Brewer, Fanny J., 1840-1926

Letter from Fanny J. Brewer to Tokumatsu Nakajima

Boston (Mass.) - Fanny thanks Toku for sending a gift, and regrets that he was unable to visit for the holidays. She remarks on a "Xmas" visit from Henry, and another from Miss Seeger. She notes the disagreeable weather, and the likelihood that Grover Cleveland will choose a fine cabinet.

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