|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Short, Adam, approximately 1815-1879.|
|Title:||Adam Short papers|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Adam Short (ca. 1815-1879) was a contractor and mason in Savannah, Georgia, although he was born in Pennsylvania. His son was Robert Brookfield.
This collection consists of four notices, a business card, and a letter belonging to Adam Short. The notices are an 1840 notice of Short's election as a member of the Moultrie Guards of Charleston, South Carolina, and three notices of meetings of the Georgia Hussars, dated 1847, 1856, and one undated. The letter was written from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1876 by Robert H. Brookfield to his father, Adam Short, regarding family news. Also included is Adam Short's business card. The entire collection consists of photocopies.
[item identification], Adam Short papers, MS 1141, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Fort Jackson, Savannah, Georgia, 1977.
Collection is open for research.
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|1||Item 1: Notice of Short's election as a member of the Moultrie Guards of Charleston. Charleston, S.C., 1840 April 7|
|1||Item 2: Short's business card. Savannah, undated (Printed.)|
|1||Items 3-5: Notices of meetings of the Georgia Hussars, 1847, 1856, undated|
|1||Item 6: Robert H. Brookfield to his father, Adam Short. Philadelphia, Penn., 1876 September 23 ( 4.0 p. )|
|Regarding family news.|