A Guide to the Abner Smith Lipscomb Promissory Note, 1819
Abner Smith Lipscomb (1789–1856), lawyer, justice, and secretary of state during the Mirabeau B. Lamar administration was born on February 10, 1789, in Abbeville District, South Carolina. Lipscomb served as circuit judge of Alabama and chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court before he moved to Texas in 1839, where he established a law practice. He was a member of the Convention of 1845 and was appointed an associate justice of the Texas Supreme Court in 1846, 1851 and 1856.
Mary J. Highsmith, "LIPSCOMB, ABNER SMITH," Handbook of Texas Online, accessed December 16, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Photostat of a promissory note for the value of five hundred and thirty two dollars signed by Abner Smith Lipscomb on September 13, 1819.
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Abner Smith Lipscomb Promissory Note, 1819, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
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