Smith, William, 1762-1840

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Lawyer, planter, and politician; native of North Carolina; settled in Pinckneyville, S.C., and later Yorkville (now York), S.C.; member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1797-1799; South Carolina Senate, 1802-1808 (Senate president 1806); judge of the South Carolina Circuit Court, 1808-1813; U.S. Senator, 1816-1823, 1826-1831; and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, 1824-1826.

From the description of William Smith papers, 1829-1830. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30711718

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referencedIn United States. Congress. Resolutions regarding the lottery, 1777 February 26. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Smith, William, 1762-1840. William Smith papers, 1829-1830. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Miller, Stephen Decatur, 1787-1838. Stephen Decatur Miller papers, 1821-1834. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
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associatedWith Barnwell, Robert Woodward, 1801-1882. person
associatedWith Cheves, Langdon, 1776-1857. person
associatedWith Evans, Josiah J. (Josiah James), 1786-1858. person
associatedWith Huger, Daniel Elliott, 1779-1854. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith McDuffie, George, 1790-1851. person
associatedWith Miller, Stephen Decatur, 1787-1838. person
associatedWith Petigru, James Louis, 1789-1863. person
correspondedWith South Carolina. Governor (1828-1830 : Miller) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
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Birth 1762

Death 1840-06-26



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