Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

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Title
Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897
Summary
Family and business correspondence; business and ship's papers; legal papers; accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America; and printed matter of Nicholas Low, merchant of Low & Wallace, New York, N.Y., and other Low family members. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants; Low's brother, Isaac Low (1735-1791); and Isaac Low's son, Isaac Low, a commissary-general in the British Army, pertaining to trade conditions, loyalist matters, progress of British-American relations, and the proceedings for recovery of property seized from Isaac Low during the Revolution. Correspondence of Mordecai Lewis & Company, merchants of Philadelphia, Pa., relates to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution and other matters. Also includes papers relating to Nicholas Low's lands in Kentucky, Ohio, and New York; the founding of Ballston Spa and Lowville, N.Y.; the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures; and other matters relating to life in New York between 1780 and 1810. Other subjects include commercial contacts in Great Britain, Ireland, the European continent, Argentina, Canada, China, India, Mexico, Uruguay, and the West Indies.
Contributor Names
Low, Nicholas, 1739-1826.
Subject Headings
-  Low, Isaac--Correspondence
-  Low, Isaac,--1735-1791--Correspondence
-  Great Britain.--Army--Officers
-  Low & Wallace (New York, N.Y.)
-  Mordecai Lewis & Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)--Correspondence
-  Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures
-  United States.--Congress
-  United States.--Constitution
-  American loyalists
-  Business records--New York (State)
-  Commerce
-  Land speculation--Kentucky
-  Land speculation--New York (State)
-  Land speculation--Ohio
-  Merchants--New York (State)--New York
-  Merchants--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
-  Ship's papers--18th century
-  Ship's papers--19th century
-  Voyages and travels
-  Asia--Description and travel
-  Ballston Spa (N.Y.)--History
-  Europe--Description and travel
-  Argentina--Commerce
-  Canada--Commerce
-  China--Commerce
-  Europe--Commerce
-  Great Britain--Commerce
-  Great Britain--Foreign relations--United States
-  India--Commerce
-  Ireland--Commerce
-  Lowville (N.Y.)--History
-  Mexico--Commerce
-  New York (State)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
-  New York (State)--Social life and customs
-  South America--Description and travel
-  United States--Commerce
-  United States--Foreign relations--Great Britain
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
-  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Claims
-  United States--Politics and government--1783-1789
-  Uruguay--Commerce
-  West Indies--Commerce
Notes
-  Gift, Emil Hurja, 1938-1939.
-  New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012108
-  MSS30627
Medium
36,000 items.
100 containers plus 4 oversize.
40 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012108
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012108.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm81030627
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Online Format
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Description
New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/mm81030627
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Low, Nicholas. Nicholas Low papers, -1897. 1773. Manuscript/Mixed Material. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012108.

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Low, N. (1773) Nicholas Low papers, -1897. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012108.

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Low, Nicholas. Nicholas Low papers, -1897. 1773. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012108>.