SMITH, THOMAS F.
SMITH, THOMAS F. (1812–?). Thomas F. Smith, attorney and legislator, was born in South Carolina in 1812. He was admitted to the bar in South Carolina and probably practiced law in Georgia before moving to Texas in 1837 and settling in Red River County. He later lived in Fannin County, which he represented in the House of the Sixth Congress, and in Shelby County, where he was orderly sergeant with L. H. Mabbitt's company from September 5 to November 13, 1844. Smith was living in Jefferson County on May 26, 1855, when he delegated an attorney to collect the money due him for his services in 1844.
Charles Adams Gulick, Jr., Harriet Smither, et al., eds., The Papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (6 vols., Austin: Texas State Library, 1920–27; rpt., Austin: Pemberton Press, 1968). Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."SMITH, THOMAS F.," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fsm42), accessed February 10, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history everyday,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles