Jefferson's Adoptive Son: The Life of William Short, 1759-1849

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University Press of Kentucky, 1993 - Diplomats
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Jefferson's adoptive son: the life of William Short, 1759-1849

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Short was a young man of tremendous promise. Well-to-do and well connected, he was elected to the Virginia Council of State at age 25, and several years later went to France as Thomas Jefferson's ... Read full review

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