Letters from Short to his brother, John Cleves Short, of Shorthill, Hamilton County, Ohio, and correspondence with his daughters, Mary Churchill (Short) Richardson, Jane Short, and Sarah Elizabeth Short, concerning land holdings, sale of bonds, especially railroad bonds, medical affairs in the Ohio River Valley, seeds received from California and from Sir William Hooker, of Kew Gardens, England, plants and seeds sent to European collectors, and family matters; together with a typescript of A Chronological Record of the Families of Charles William Short and Mary Henry Churchill, compiled by Short and continued by his daughter, Mary Churchill Richardson, containing information on Short, Churchill, Henry, Skipwith, Symmes, Edmunds, Ridgely, Dudley, Breathitt, Green, Richardson, Butler, Kinkead, and Harrison families. Physician, teacher, and botanist, of Hopkinsville and Louisville, Ky.
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