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William Nims

1858                Rooms in Wing’s Exchange, Fort Edward, New York.

Williams Nims was recorded in one advertisement that ran from June 11 to August 6, 1858 in the

Essex County Republican (Keeseville, New York).  Nims’s Gallery.  Ambrotypes, Melainotypes, Patent Leather Pictures and Photographs are continually made at Nims’e Gallery, in Wing’s Exchange, Fort Edward, As Good as they can be made in any of the Cities, and Better than they are made in any gallery north of the cities.

Ambrotypes—25 cts., and upwards.

Melainotypes,      “                 “

P. L. Pictures, 50 cts.

Photographs, 1st copy, $1.00

Duplicates,  50. [cts.]

William Nims is probably the same William Nims recorded in Craig’s Daguerreian Registry as being active Fort Ann, New York in 1859.  Fort Edward is 12.3 miles (modern roads) from Fort Ann.