Guide to the James M. Short Collection, 1859-1887

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California State Library. All rights reserved.

Guide to the James M. Short Collection, 1859-1887



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James M. Short Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1859-1887
Box Number: 358
Creator: Short, James M.
Extent: 1 box
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James M. Short Collection, California State Library.

Access Points

Pioneers--California
Frontier and pioneer life--California
Short, James M.

Contents

Business papers, legal documents, personal papers, letters, receipts.

Biography

James Short was born in Kentucky, July 17, 1822. He arrived in California in 1850. He was a farmer in Galt, Sacramento County. He served as Deputy County Assessor, Justice of the Peace, and School Trustee. He married his first wife, Maria Wade, in 1863. He was married a second time to Mrs. Augusta R. Sawyer.

Container List

Box 358

Arranged chronologically