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    Five Seth Low Autograph Letters Signed, all approximately 5" x 8", four on various letterheads, 11 pages, New York City, 1877 - 1890, to a James T. Maury, greeted as "Jimmy", n.p. Mostly cordial thank you notes written in a familiar style appropriate among friends. Very fine condition. Seth Low (1850 - 1916) was born into a family of merchant princes. Rich, but by no means idle, Low was a dynamic figure in Gilded Age of New York. He was a founder of Columbia University, a diplomat, Mayor of Brooklyn and Mayor of New York City. Included is a sixth letter to Maury of like size and content, but written by a William G. Low. Also very fine condition. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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