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Buckingham Smith (1810–1871)

Smith, Buckingham. An American historian and philologist; born in Georgia, Oct. 31, 1810; died in New York, Jan. 5, 1871. He was secretary of legation at Mexico (1850–52), and at Madrid (1855–58). He made an exhaustive study of Mexican history and antiquities and published many monographs and historical papers. Among them are: ‘Narrative of Hernando de Soto’ (1854); ‘Documents relating to the History of Florida’ (1857); ‘A Grammatical Sketch of the Heve Language’ (1861); ‘Grammar of the Pina Language’ (1862).