Enos Lowe, 1804-1880 [RG1192.AM]

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

 

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