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Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Divie Bethune McCartee

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Title:
Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Divie Bethune McCartee
Description:
Lyman is pleased that McCartee and his wife may be visiting the area soon and offers to help find accommodations. He discusses his modest living arrangements and the need to economize due to the depressed state of business but expects improvement soon. He is ready to undertake survey work in any part of the country and discusses his knowledge of Japanese and Chinese dialects and their usefulness when working abroad.
Creator:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Recipient:
McCartee, Divie Bethune, 1820-1900
Date:
February 2, 1899
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 011 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers
Series:
Series 1. Correspondence
Subjects:
Social life and customs
Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Extent:
3 p.
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Place of origin:
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums190-b011-f04-i269