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Guide to the Nicholas Low Papers Supplement
1784-1829
 MS 392.1

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Biographical Note

1739 Mar. 30 Nicholas Low born near New Brunswick, NJ to Cornelius Low, Jr. and Johanna (Gouverneur) Low
1785 Low, already established as a prominent New York City businessman, is elected a director of the Bank of New York. Soon thereafter, he becomes a director of the NY branch of the Bank of the United States.
1788 Low, a member of the Assembly, is a Federalist member of the state constitutional convention in Poughkeepsie.
1790-1823 Low manages the finances of Rufus King, a fellow Federalist and government official.
[1800-1826] Low's chief interest is in the role of proprietor and land speculator in New York City and State.
1826 Nov. 15 Low dies in New York City