Moses Lyman papers, 1799-1832
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Brief Description: Papers relating to Moses Lyman (1768-1844) of Goshen, Conn., consisting of a document related to the Litchfield and Canaan turnpike road, a land survey of Ivy Mountain, and an agreement with Benjamin Palmer to dismantle and rebuild his house. The Palmer agreement is four pages and quite detailed, specifying building materials and techniques, costs, and a schedule for completion.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1985-25-0
Created by: Lyman, Moses (1768-1844)
Volume: 3.0 Folders
Acquired: 01/01/1948.
Arrangement: The papers are arranged chronologically.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Goshen (Conn.)
House construction
Litchfield (Conn.)
Lyman, Moses
Palmer, Benjamin
Toll roads
Genres/Forms of Material
Account books
Land surveys
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Alice Lyman  Gift
PreferredCitation: Moses Lyman papers (1985-25-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759