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1879 May 28

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman, Yedo, Japan to Jo

Tokyo (Japan) - Lyman advises Jo on selling his house, then describes the general education and business practices of Japan's rulers, and notes an exceptional lack of security measures taken to safeguard property and belongings in Japan. He discusses the complexity of naming conventions and adoptions, gives a detailed description of the structure and adaptability of his Jinrikisha, and addre... more

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers