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.
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.
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.