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BRUFF, SAMUEL

BRUFF, SAMUEL (ca. 1793–?). Samuel Bruff, early settler and legislator, came to Texas from Tennessee in 1830 and took the oath of allegiance to the Mexican government on March 13. He was a delegate from the district of Alfred (present Colorado County) to the Convention of 1832 in San Felipe. In 1836 he ran unsuccessfully for Congress from Harrisburg. On August 3, 1838, he was issued a headright certificate to one-third league of land in the Milam District.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).

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Handbook of Texas Online, "Bruff, Samuel," accessed September 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fbrag.

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