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Robert Pearsall Smith
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Robert Smith
Robert Smith
American, 1827 - 1898
Biography: Robert Pearsall Smith was the son of John Jay Smith, Librarian of the Library Company of Philadelphia and an author, editor, and publisher. R. F. Smith worked for a time with his father before establishing his own map publishing company. He was an early advocate of lithography and produced more than 150 maps and city plans.