Skip to main content

Cooke, Roger Wolcott, 1797-1823


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Samuel Waldron journal


Identifier: 00-2010-233-0
Scope and Contents The journal of Samuel [Waldron?], Oct. 8, 1823-Nov. 3, 1823, chronicles the last days of Roger Wolcott Cooke (1797-1823), Litchfield Law School graduate and lawyer. Cook was born in 1797, a son of Roger Cooke (1766-1836) and Emily Webster Cooke (1776-1807). He graduated from the Litchfield Law School in 1817 and was admitted to the Litchfield bar in 1819. He later moved to Augusta, Ga., and formed a partnership with William Tracy Gould, another Litchfield Law Student. Cooke again moved,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1823; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/2011