1735 - Richard Smith, born on the 22nd of March in Burlington, New Jersey. He was a lawyer and politician who served in the Continental Congress. He was educated under private teachers and in Quaker schools, and studied law.
1762 - He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later in Burlington.
- He was commissioned county clerk of Burlington on the 7th of December.
1774 - 1776 - He was chosen as a New Jersey delegate to the Continental Congress.
1776 - He was a member of the New Jersey State council.
1776 - 1777 - He was elected treasurer of New Jersey.
1790 - He moved to Laurens, New York.
1799 - Then moved to Philadelphia.
1803 - Died near Natchez, Mississippi on the 17th of September, and was interred in Natchez Cemetery.
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