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Short, William, 1759-1849


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

John Dawson Letter to Fulwar Skipwith

Identifier: SC 00495
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Dawson, New York, to Fulwar Skipwith, American Consul, Paris [France] offering congratulations on his marriage to [Evelina Vanden Clooster] and voicing his concerns about  the abuse of the Jefferson administration by the Federal newspapers. Pennsyvania, the South and the West's are with the administration.  Elections in New Jersey, New York, Vermont and Rhode Island and William Short.  Includes typescript. September 19, 1802.

Dates: 1802 September 19

Thomas Jefferson Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 J35
Scope and Contents Letters, 1785-1826, written by Thomas Jefferson while serving as a diplomat to France, Secretary of State, Vice-President and President of the United States to William Short. The letters are written from France (Paris, Lyons, Aix en Provence, Nice, Marseilles, Toulouse and Nantes), Amsterdam, Germany (Frankfort on the Main), New York City, Philadelpia, Washington and "Monticello," Albemarle County, Va. One of the subjects covered by the letters is the University of Virginia. Among...
Dates: 1761-1931

William Langborn Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L25
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1783-1837, of William Langborn and concerning his estate which was administered by Burwell Bassett. Includes letters, 1793-1805, from William Murdock, agent for Langborn in London, Eng. and typescripts of letters, 1790-1791, from William Langborn to William Short; and abstract from the correspondence of William Short concerning Langborn. Subjects discussed by Murdock include Jay's Treaty; and Langborn's rental houses in London.

Dates: 1783-1837

Sir Peyton and Gray Skipwith Letters

Identifier: SC 00122
Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Sir Peyton Skipwith, mostly to his nephew, Grey Skipwith regarding business dealings. There is also one letter from Grey Skipwith to William Short in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dated January 10, 1811. In it, Skipwith tried to appeal to Short to move to England for a time.

Dates: 1785- 1811

William Short Music and Poetry Book

Identifier: SC 00384
Content Description

Music and Poetry book dated September 16, 1817 with the signature of William Short.

Dates: 1817 September 16

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Correspondence 3
American Revolution--Veterans 1
American poetry--19th century 1
Elections--United States--History 1
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 1