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William Short (1759–1849)

State of Residence: Virginia
  1. Minister Plenipotentiary (France)
    Appointed: April 20, 1790
    Presentation of Credentials: June 14, 1790
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall on May 15, 1792
  2. Minister Resident (Netherlands)
    Appointed: January 16, 1792
    Presentation of Credentials: June 18, 1792
    Termination of Mission: Left post on December 19, 1792
  3. Minister Resident (Spain)
    Appointed: May 28, 1794
    Presentation of Credentials: September 7, 1794
    Termination of Mission: Left post on November 1, 1795
  4. Minister Plenipotentiary (Russia)
    Appointed: September 8, 1808
    • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate. Did not proceed to post, his nomination having been rejected by the Senate while he was en route.