Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Northampton (Mass.) - Sunday School exercises with Rufus Ellis on religion and religious life. Spread of Christianity and history of gnosticism.
1893 June 13
London (England) - London informs Lyman of the plagiarism of his paper "Japanese Swords" by Sir Edwin Arnold, which appeared as "The Sword of Japan" in the Daily Telegraph, April 22, 1893. London tells Lyman that he has sent a notice to be printed in several magazines. The included envelop is addressed to Lyman at the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society, and has a note in pencil "Englis... more
1885 Apr. 25
Harris, William Torrey, 1835-1909
Concord (Mass.) - Harris writes Lyman about contributing an article to the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. He notes that the Journal cannot pay for any articles, but assures Lyman that anything he contributes will be printed in one of the first volumes, and that forty copies of the volume containing his article will be sent to its author. The included envelope is addressed to Lyman i... more
1891 Aug. 2
Tyler, H. D.
Northampton (Mass.) - Tyler offers Toku financial assistance, because of an issue he is having with Benjamin Smith Lyman, and bemoans his debts. He talks about recent baseball games, and includes a table of scores. Tyler criticizes Toku's involvement with Edith B., and describes his own, then compares her to Jessica Burnham and Lillian Ware, and says he will get Lillian's address so that ... more
1898 Mar. 12
Kushibiki & Arai
Atlantic City (N.J.) - Mr. Arai thanks Lyman for corresponding with Mr. Nakajima Tokutaro, and notes that he will continue the matter directly. The letter and included envelope are on Kushibiki & Arai printed stationery, and are addressed to Lyman in Philadelphia.
1867 July 29
Hill, Thomas, 1818-1891
Cambridge (Mass.) - A formal letter of acknowledgement to James Lyman for the gift of his essay "France: Its Present Policy and Government" to the Library of Harvard University. The letter is signed by both the College President, Thomas Hill, and the Librarian, John Langdon Sibley. An envelope with the Harvard seal is included.
1891 Aug. 4
Northampton (Mass.) - Matsugata describes his summer activities, and invites Toku to visit him in Amherst with Gonpei, Tyler, or any other friends. The letter is written on a pair of postal cards, and a typewritten transcript of the cards is included.
1894 May 19
Balch Brothers . Subscription Book Publishers
Boston (Mass.) - The Balch brothers reply to a letter of inquiry from Toku. Their typewritten letter explains the book canvassing sales positions that they are offering to "college boys," and includes an application for employment. The accompanying envelope is addressed to Toku in Philadelphia.