Erastus Lyman papers, 1786-1891
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Brief Description: The Erastus Lyman papers (1982-16-0, .21 linear feet) relate to merchant Erastus Lyman (1773-1854) of Goshen, Conn., members of the family of his wife, Abigail Starr Lyman (1778-1855), including her sister Lucretia Starr Root (1770-1858), niece Lucretia Root Brewster (1808-1875), grandnephew Ephraim Starr Brewster (1835-1864), and others. The collection consists of a bill of sale, deeds, accounts, and an inventory of the estate of Hannah Beach Starr (1745-1826), who was the mother of Lucretia Starr Root. There is also a May 15, 1891 letter of recommendation written by Gov. Charles Andrews regarding Harriet L. Ball.
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] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/1982-16-0
Created by: Lyman family, Brewster family
Volume: 0.21 Linear Feet
Acquired: 01/01/1982.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Goshen (Conn.)
Genres/Forms of Material
Accounts
Business records
Correspondence
Deeds
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Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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: C. L. Robinson  Gift
Related Materials: Nelson Brewster papers
PreferredCitation: Erastus Lyman papers (1982-16-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759