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BEAUCHAMP, THOMAS D.

BEAUCHAMP, THOMAS D. (?–?). Thomas D. Beauchamp, early settler, moved to Texas in 1832 and attended the Convention of 1832 as a delegate from the Snow (Neches) River District, now in Tyler County. He served on a committee to petition the state of Coahuila for a law permitting the use of the English language except in matters directly pertaining to government. In 1838 Beauchamp, a single man, was issued a headright for eight and one-third labores of land in what is now Falls County.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

John Henry Brown, History of Texas from 1685 to 1892 (2 vols., St. Louis: Daniell, 1893). Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).

Melissa G. Wiedenfeld

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Melissa G. Wiedenfeld, "BEAUCHAMP, THOMAS D.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbe11), accessed December 17, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.