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Nicholas Low Letter

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Low, Nicholas, 1739-1826.
Title: Nicholas Low Letter
Inclusive Dates: 1797
Quantity: 1 item (SC)
Abstract: Letter from New York businessman Nicholas Low to the Bank of Albany regarding a withdrawal of funds.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Nicholas Low (1739-1826) was an American merchant from New York City. Low was born in New Jersey and during the American Revolution he chose the colonial side, while his brother Isaac remained a Loyalist and eventually returned to England. He developed numerous areas in upstate New York, including the town of Lowville in Lewis County which bears his name.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Nicholas Low Letter consists of a single letter from Low to G. W. [N.?] Schaick, cashier of the Bank of Albany, regarding a withdrawal from Low's account.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Related Material

The Egbert Benson Collection contains one letter to Nicholas Low from Benson.

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Subject Headings


Low, Nicholas, 1739-1826.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Nicholas Low Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 28 Jun 2010
Revision history:

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SC 511 Bank of Albany 1797

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