[Lawrence K. Smoot]

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Back of photograph reads, "Lawrence K. Smoot Age 13 years Height 4 ft 4 in."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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Marks, H. R. Creation Date: Unknown.

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Back of photograph reads, "Lawrence K. Smoot Age 13 years Height 4 ft 4 in."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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O. Henry Project

Written under the pseudonym O. Henry, the stories of William Sydney Porter are available as they first appeared in the popular magazines of the day.

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[Letter from Jane Smoot to Trueman O’Quinn] (Letter)

[Letter from Jane Smoot to Trueman O’Quinn]

Letter referencing photograph of Lawrence Smoot at age twelve (12) that he witnessed the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes.

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ark:/67531/metapth139275

O. Henry's Wedding (Book)

O. Henry's Wedding

Original copy of statement by Lawrence K. Smoot, as recorded by Ralph Bickler, a court reporter, and furnished to [Trueman] O‘Quinn, relating the events surrounding the marriage of William Sydney Porter and Athol Estes at the Smoot home one July evening in 1887, with Lawrence as an “unofficial” witness when he was about 12 years of age. The date of the wedding was actually July 1, 1887 as a notice of the marriage appeared the next day in the Austin Daily Statesman.

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ark:/67531/metapth139271

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  • 1887

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  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

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  • March 6, 2017, 4:28 p.m.

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Marks, H. R. [Lawrence K. Smoot], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139276/: accessed June 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.