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date: 24 January 2020

Smith, William Stephenslocked

(08 November 1755–10 June 1816)
  • Harry M. Ward

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Smith, William Stephens (08 November 1755–10 June 1816), revolutionary war officer and congressman, was born in New York City, the son of John Smith, a prosperous merchant, and Margaret Stephens, the daughter of John Stephens, a British army officer. After graduating from the College of New Jersey (Princeton) in 1774, Smith studied law with ...

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