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Short, William (1759-1849)

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Short Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Psts
Scope and Contents Collection of photocopied correspondence and documents relating to William Short (1759-1849).

William Short Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sh9 and 1995.33
Scope and Contents Letters, [1772], 1789, 1839, and 1846-1847, of William Short, while a diplomat in France, and later while living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with the later letters discussing the settlement of his estate with his nephew, Charles W. Short (1794-1863), of Louisville, Kentucky. Also includes copies of Short's appointment to various diplomatic posts, 1790-1794; a copy of George Washington's letter to the King of Spain explaining Short's departure from Spain, 1796; his will; a genealogical chart...