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Roger Minot Sherman papers


Identifier: 00-2011-66-0

Scope and Contents

The Roger Minot Sherman papers (2011-66-0) consist of a diary and account book used my Roger Minot Sherman. The diary is made up of tables tracking: Miles walked, miles ridden on horseback, miles ridden in a carriage, hours spent reading, and letters.


  • Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2011


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Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Biographical or Historical Information

Roger Minot Sherman was a Litchfield Law School student who attended in 1794. Before attending the LLS he attended Yale College in 1792. He was Admitted to the Bar in 1796. He was a State Representative in CT in 1798, a State Senator in CT from 1814 to 1818, a delegate to the Hartford Convention in 1818, and a Judge of the Superior and Supreme Court of CT 1840-4.

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Roger Minot Sherman papers
Benjamin Bradley
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