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190-page typescript copy of a 1940 transcription by Edward Kinsey Voorhees of Atlanta, Georgia, of the memoirs of James Norman Smith (1789-1875) chronicling his life from his birth in North Carolina through his family’s move to Maury County, Tennessee, in the early 1800s, where he was a teacher and businessman. The family moved to Texas in 1839 and settled in DeWitt County where he was county clerk until 1865. Includes a note by William A. McLeod, Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Cuero, Texas. The original 4-volume manuscript written in 1871 is at the University of Texas at Austin.
Smith, James Norman.
"Personal Memoirs of James Norman Smith, 1871" (2022). Documents. 3.