Bloomington (IN) Republican Progress
November 26, 1884
page 3

Capt. Samuel W. Short, a well-known citizen of Bedford and Vincennes, died at the latter place one day last week in his 65th year. Capt. Short married a Miss Batterton of Bloomington some ten years ago.


James Richardson has again taken the Putnam House at Mitchell and has made many improvements that will be appreciated by the traveling public. The Richardsons understand the hotel business thoroughly.

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.