A MEMOIR OF HUGH LAWSON WHITE (Google eBook)

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WHITE, Hugh Lawson - Biographical Information
WHITE, Hugh Lawson, a Senator from Tennessee; born in Iredell County, nc, October 30, 1773; moved with his parents in 1785 to that part of North Carolina ...
bioguide.congress.gov/ scripts/ biodisplay.pl?index=W000376

Hugh Lawson White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
... A memoir of Hugh Lawson White judge of the Supreme Court of Tennessee, member of the Senate of the United States, etc., etc by Nancy Scott ...
en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Hugh_Lawson_White

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