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Henry Lyman Collection
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CA OSLER P213
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- Lyman, Henry, 1813-1897
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0.2 cm of textual records.
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Henry Lyman was born in Derby, Vermont, in 1813 and came to Montreal in 1816. He was educated at Workman’s School in Montreal and at Amherst Academy, MA. Henry operated the chemist business Wm. Lyman & Co. from 1836 with his brothers William (1794-1857) and Benjamin (1810-1878) until William’s retirement in 1855.
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Collection contains a manuscript letter from Henry Lyman to his wife, Mary, in Granby; dated July 25, 1849, when the druggist shop Wm. Lyman & Co. was located at 194 and 196 St. Paul St. in Montreal, the letter deals principally with the cholera epidemic in the city.
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The documents are in English.