1911 Apr. 11
Bascom, F. (Florence), 1862-1945
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) - A note from Bascom regarding her inability to attend the upcoming excursion of the Academy of Natural Sciences Mineralogical and Geological Section, unless it is rescheduled to April 28th. The included envelope is addressed to Lyman in Philadelphia, and stamped "SPECIAL DELIVERY."
1891 July 9
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Philadelphia (Pa.) - Lyman appreciates Toku's good intentions for the future. He is anxious about Toku's studies and the duration of his stay with the Brewers in Northampton.
1880 Apr. 9
Tokyo (Japan) - Noguchi acknowledges receipt of fifty-four rock specimens, and informs Lyman to expect another lot. He remarks that the number of specimens returned by Lyman has not been equal to those sent, and that he will be looking into the matter. Noguchi requests an address for Monsieur E. Gaujot. Letter's envelope is included.
1894 July 17
Chapel HIll (N.C) - Sugihito notes his arrival at Chapel Hill, mentions his English lessons, asks Toku to send what news he has of Japan, and requests that Mr. Yamaji send Japanese paper.. The included envelope is addressed to Toku in Phildelphia, and postmarked 1894, but has the date "July 25 1882" written in pencil on the flap side.
1891 Aug. 9
Tracy, Edith Dorcas
Northampton (Mass.) - Edith mentions several events of her summer, including visiting with Mr. Severence and Mr. Peck, and going to church with Molly to hear Bishop Huntington. She briefly comments on several acquaintances. A typewritten transcript of the letter is included.
1892 Aug. 7
Brewer, Hannah Elizabeth, 1834-1916
Boston (Mass.) - Hannah writes from Fort Hill, where she and Fanny are staying while their aunt and uncle are away. She describes a church service, including the music, the flowers, and the attendees, as well as noting that she does not think Toku would like Mr. Griffin's sermons. Hannah mentions the end of the engagement of a mutual acquaintance, Daisy.