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Smith, George Washington 1800-1876 Author; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 4, 1800; was admitted to the bar in 1823, but did not practice; was the founder of the Pennsylvania Historical Society. His publications include Facts and arguments in favor of adopting railroads in preference to canals; Defence of the Pennsylvania system in favor of solitary confinement of prisoners, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., April 22, 1876.