Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Northampton (Mass.) - Untitled composition No. 12, Lyman writes of his Saturday train excursion to Brattleboro, Vermont. After arrival, he had dinner and took a carriage ride around town, passing the Insane Asylum, water care establishment, and the burial ground.
1880 May 1
Tokyo (Japan) - Noguchi acknowledges the receipt of sixty Yesso rock specimens, and thanks Lyman for an introduction to F. Adrian Meyer, who will help him to continue to improve his English, which has recently earned him a pay raise.
1911 Jan. 26
F. B. Vandegrift and Company
New York (N.Y.) - F. B. Vandegrift and Company sends notice to Lyman that a parcel post package has been forwarded to him from the Adams Express Company. The Adams Express bill of lading is included with the notice, it lists "One Parcel Books," and has the addresses and telephone numbers of the Company's New York offices. The included envelope is addressed to Lyman in Philadelphia.
1894 Feb. 19
Brewer, Fanny J., 1840-1926
Boston (Mass.) - Fanny describes her recovery from a recent illness, including visits with several acquaintances. She encourages Toku to acknowledge that his own perseverance and determination are the sources of his recent good fortune. Fanny details the plot of a play at the pastor's house called "Over the Tea Cups," and notes that the church is not doing well.
1885 June 28
Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909
Concord (Mass.) - Harris writes that he will try get Lyman's thirty-eight page article into the April edition of the Journal of Speculative Philosophy, but may have to bump it to the next volume, due to its length. The included envelope is addressed to Lyman and marked "Present."
1911 Apr. 27
Bascom, F. (Florence), 1862-1945
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) - Bascom requests that Lyman telephone her if rain is likely to postpone the excursion of the Geological and Mineralogical Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences. The letter and included envelope are on Bryn Mawr Department of Geology stationery, and are addressed to Lyman in Philadelphia.