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Guide to the James M. Short Collection, 1859-1887
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Description
Business papers, legal documents, personal papers, letters, receipts.
Background
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.
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Please credit California State Library.
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Unrestricted.