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Guide to the Lyman Abbott letter 1986.001

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 21, 2011
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922
Title: Lyman Abbott letter
Dates: 1894
Abstract: A letter adressed to the Honorable Levi P. Morton of Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, from Reverend Lyman Abbott. Abbott urges the appointment of Benjamin Blair as Supreme Court Judge. Reverend Lyman Abbott (1835-1922) was pastor of the Plymouth Church in Brooklyn from 1883 to 1899. At the time of the letter, Morton was Governor-elect of the State of New York.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0107
Call Phrase: 1986.001
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Organizations

  • Church of the Pilgrims (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.).
  • Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents.

Subject Topics

  • Clergy -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Lyman Abbott letter, 1986.001, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased from Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents, 1986.

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