SMITH, Albert (1793-1867)

SMITH, ALBERT, a Representative from Maine; born in Hanover, Mass., January 3, 1793; attended the common schools and was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1813; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Portland, Maine, in 1817; member of the State house of representatives in 1820; was United States marshal for the district of Maine 1830-1838; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1841); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1840 to the Twenty-seventh Congress; died in Boston, Mass., on May 29, 1867; interment in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 1 letter.

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1 letter (November 14, 1840) in the Charles Stewart Daveis collection.
Official correspondence. Finding aid in repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1817-1849. 1 container.