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Moses Lyman papers, 1799-1832 | Litchfield Historical Society

By Leith Johnson

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Title: Moses Lyman papers, 1799-1832Add to your cart.

ID: 00/1985-25-0

Primary Creator: Lyman, Moses (1768-1844)

Extent: 3.0 Folders

Arrangement: The papers are arranged chronologically.

Date Acquired: 01/01/1948

Subjects: Goshen (Conn.), House construction, Litchfield (Conn.), Lyman, Moses, Palmer, Benjamin, Roads, Toll roads

Forms of Material: Account books, Contracts, Land surveys

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Goshen (Conn.)
House construction
Litchfield (Conn.)
Lyman, Moses
Palmer, Benjamin
Toll roads

Administrative Information

Repository: Litchfield Historical Society

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain.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 Source: Alice Lyman

Acquisition Method: Gift

Preferred Citation: Moses Lyman papers (1985-25-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759

Other Note: This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).

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[Series 1: Papers, 1799?-1832],

Series 1: Papers, 1799?-1832Add to your cart.
Arranged chronologically.
Folder 1: Assessment of the expenses for making the Litchfield and Canaan turnpike road, 1799?Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Land survey, Ivy Mountain, Goshen, Conn., 1819 Feb 12Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Agreement between Palmer, Benjamin and Lyman, Moses to dismantle and rebuild a house in Goshen, Conn., 1832 Feb 1Add to your cart.

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