Samuel W. Mardis Letter
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one letter written by Samuel W. Mardis of Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama, on March 13, 1834, in reply to a letter published in the Charleston Mercury. The letter also desires F. P. Blair, editor of the Globe, to print it, calling “the attention of the Public to it.”
- Mardis, Samuel Wright (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Samuel Wright Mardis was born in Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee on June 12, 1800. He studied law, was admitted to the bar and began practicing in Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama in 1823. He was a member of the State house of representatives from 1823-1825 and again in 1828 and 1830. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives and served from 1831 to 1835. In 1835 he moved to Mardisville, Talladega County, Alabama and practiced law until his death in Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama on November 14, 1836.
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A letter written by Samuel W. Mardis of Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama, on March 13, 1834, in reply to a letter published in the Charleston Mercury. The letter also asks F. P. Blair, editor of the Globe, to print it.
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