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HARRIS, SAMUEL

HARRIS, SAMUEL (?–?). Samuel Harris, of Brazoria County, became private secretary to Elisha Marshall Pease in December 1853. He probably transferred his residence to Austin and was the same Samuel Harris who was appointed on a reception committee to welcome Governor A. J. Hamilton to Austin in August 1865. On October 2, 1865, Hamilton appointed Harris state treasurer, a position he held until the summer of 1866, when he was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the post.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Dallas Herald, August 5, November 4, 1865, June 30, 1866. C. W. Raines, Year Book for Texas (2 vols., Austin: Gammel-Statesman, 1902, 1903). Texas State Gazette, December 27, 1853.

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