Bottom, Col Thomas
St. Joseph, Dec. 27, ae. ___. Col. Bottom had been a resident of St. Joseph for over four years, during which time he established a very enviable reputation. He was a gentleman of elegant literary attainments, a lawyer learned in his profession, a man of the highest sense of honor and of sterling worth. Col. B. emigrated to St. Joseph from Amelia Co., Va., where he had been a prominent and honored citizen, having represented his district in the legislature, rendering services alike honorable to himself and to the commonwealth.
[Source Citation: Annual OBITUARY NOTICES OF EMINENT PERSONS who have died in the United States FOR 1858; BY HON. NATHAN CROSBY; BOSTON: JOHN P. JEWETT AND COMPANY. 1859. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.]
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