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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG1192.AM:  Enos Lowe, 1804-1880



Papers:  1804-1880; mostly 1853-1855

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Size:  One folder



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



The collection contains various papers of Enos Lowe, including a quit claim deed from 1855 for land that became the city of Omaha; a letter dated January 11, 1854, from Enos Lowe to U.S. Senator G.W. Jones, in which Lowe introduces J. Sterling Morton; and a paper with information about the Lowe family, including Enos Lowe and Jesse Lowe and their connection to the establishment of Omaha, Nebraska.



For additional biographical information about Enos Lowe, see Transactions and Reports of the Nebraska State Historical Society, Volume I (Lincoln, NE, 1885), pp. 111-114. See the Nebraska History index for additional articles about Enos Lowe. The Library contains numerous resources on the establishment and settlement of Omaha.



 



Subject headings:



Council Bluffs (Iowa) — History

Council Bluffs and Nebraska Ferry Company

Jones, George Wallace

Land sales — Nebraska — Omaha

Land settlement — Nebraska — Omaha

Lowe family

Lowe, Enos, 1804-1880

Lowe, Jessie, 1814-1868

Omaha (Nebraska) — History



 



Revised TMM        04-03-2009