University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Abner Smith Lipscomb Promissory Note, 1819



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lipscomb, Abner Smith
Title: Lipscomb, Abner Smith, Promissory Note
Dates: 1819
Abstract: Photostat of a promissory note for the value of five hundred and thirty two dollars signed by Abner Smith Lipscomb on September 13, 1819.
Accession No.: 62-48
OCLC No.:
Extent: 1 item
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

Source:

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.


Scope and Contents

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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Subjects (Persons)
Lipscomb, Abner Smith
Subjects
Lawyers--Texas--History--19th century--Sources

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