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Cyrus Alden letter

00-1930-28-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1930-28-0
Scope and Contents

Cyrus Alden in Litchfield writes to his brother Thomas Alden in Bridgewater, Mass. describing his trip to Litchfield and New Haven  and study and expenses at Judge Reeve's Law School.

Dates: Created: 1808 Sep 25; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1929

Constitutional History of Connecticut

00-2010-114-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-114-0
Scope and Contents

Manuscript draft with corrections of a constitutional history of Connecticut by Samuel Church.

Dates: Created: undated

Charles Frederick Johnson letter

00-2014-08-0

 Collection
Identifier: 00-2014-08-0
Scope and Contents

One letter from Charles Frederick Johnson to Edgar L. Ormbsbee written from Litchfield describing the course of lectures being offered at the Litchfield Law School. Johnson offers to allow Orbsbee to copy his notes.

Dates: Created: 1825 Jul 10; Other: Date acquired: 09/04/2014

Ephraim Kirby Case Reports

00-2011-106-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-106-0
Scope and Contents

The Ephraim Kirby Case Reports collection (2011-106-0) is a copied collection of case reports created by Ephraim Kirby. The span of cases ranges from 1785 to 1789. There is a typed transcript of some of the cases from the collection included in the folder. Cases that are in reports range from cases about divorce, false imprisonment, and burglary. The cases are from around the state of Connecticut from Litchfield to New London Counties.

Dates: Created: 1785-1789; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2012

Ephraim Kirby Legal Notes

00-1899-2-0

 Collection — Box: Box 21A
Identifier: 00-1899-2-0
Scope and Contents The Ephraim Kirby Legal Notes collection (1899-2-0) is a bound volume containing notes and reports made by Ephraim Kirby when he was a law reporter. The notes and reports found in this volume were used to create the first published collection of law reports in the United States. The creation of the law reports was started to begin to differentiate United States common law from England’s common law. The cases found in this bound volume can be found in the published version, but the published...
Dates: Created: 1785-1787; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1898

Litchfield County Bar Association Records

00-1965-24-0

 Collection — Box: 3A Box 5
Identifier: 00-1965-24-0
Scope and Contents This single volume record book contains various information pertaining to the Litchfield County Bar Association. The first entry is dated December 1796. The volume includes entries by various secretaries documenting rules for admission to practice, resolves, and fees. Adonijah Strong is the first party listed as Chairman, and Frederick Wolcott the first as Clerk of the Bar. It establishes a fee schedule for the Court of Common Pleas and the Superior Court. It provides listings of students...
Dates: Created: 1793-1886; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1965

Litchfield Law School collection

1890-10-0

 Collection
Identifier: 1890-10-0
Abstract

This collection includes materials pertaining to Tapping Reeve, James Gould, the Litchfield Law School, and alumni of the school.  It was assembled by the Historical Society over a period of years.  Many of the law books used by Reeve and his students are also held by the Society and can be found through the book catalog.  The Society's institutional records document the history of the Tapping Reeve House and Litchfield Law School building.

Dates: Created: 1773-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Woodruff family collection

1953-02-2-8

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-02-2-8
Scope and Contents The Woodruff Collection primarily documents the personal life and professional career of George Catlin Woodruff, who not only practiced law for several decades in Litchfield but also served as Litchfield's postmaster and held elected positions both locally and in the United States Congress.   His law career is extensively represented in his business correspondence with clients concerning suits in progress and with other law professionals; his law school notebooks; and his own...
Dates: Created: 1779-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1815-1919; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1954

Blank Writ of Attachment

00-2012-40-0

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2012-40-0
Scope and Contents

A blank writ of attachment (2012-40-0) from the 1870s from the Connecticut Superior Court. On the back is written in ink, "Wolcott Library."

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in ca. 1870

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