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Pierce, James



  • Existence: 1779-1846

James Pierce was the son of John and Mary Goodman Pierce. He was the half-brother of Miss Sarah Pierce, head of the Litchfield Female Academy. James Pierce was admitted by the County Court in 1799.


"The bench and bar of Litchfield County, Connecticut, 1709-1909 : biographical sketches of members, history and catalogue of the Litchfield Law School, historical notes," by Dwight Kilbourn (Litchfield, Connecticut, 1909).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Pierce Family Correspondence

Identifier: 1978-39-8
Dates: Other: 1775-1880

Pierce family correspondence

Identifier: 1978-39-8
Scope and Contents The Pierce Family Correspondence consists primarily of letters to and from the children of John Pierce and his first wife, Mary (Paterson) Pierce, as well as of his second wife, Mary (Goodman) Pierce. The collection documents events of national importance: John Pierce, a colonel and paymaster in the Continental Army, received letters from numerous correspondents concerning military, administrative, and political news of the American Revolution. Moreover, the Pierce brothers traveled...
Dates: Created: 1775-1825; Other: Majority of material found in 1776-1825; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1978