Baylor & Shortridge Receipt Book, 1822-1835
These are written notations of court judgements from Baylor & Shortridge Attorneys and cover the years of 1822-1835. Baylor & Shortridge were attorneys in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Hiram Shortridge was born in Kentucky and moved to Tuscaloosa in 1822.Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor was born in Lincoln County, Kentucky in 1793, and arrived in Tuscaloosa in 1822. Together these two men created the firm of Baylor & Shortridge. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor was whom Baylor University was named after.