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Lyman, William (1755-1811) to John Bryant

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03432.081 Author/Creator: Lyman, William (1755-1811) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 16 December 1793 Pagination: 1 p. : address : free frank ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Lyman, a Massachusetts congressman, discusses Captain Bryant's granting power of attorney to Mr. Emery and the delay in the business he wanted transacted due to the closure of public offices because of "the late raging Epidemic." Free frank signed by William Lyman and stamped "Free" on address leaf. Left side of the page is torn causing minor text loss.

Background Information: Captain John Bryant was the Deputy Commissary of Military Stores at the Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts.

People: Lyman, William, 1755-1811
Bryant, John, 1742-1816

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: EpidemicMedical HistoryAmerican StatesmenMilitary HistoryMilitary SuppliesAmmunitionGovernment and CivicsCongressLawHealth and MedicalDiseaseYellow Fever

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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