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Cyrus Alden letter
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.
James Averell, Jr. letter to William Holt Averill
James Averell, Jr. writes from Cooperstown, NY to his son, William Holt Averell, regarding the difficulty of obtaining the amount of money William needs to cover expenses as a student at the Litchfield Law School.
Putnam Catlin letter to Steuben Butler
Henry W. De Saussure letter to Benjamin Tallmadge
Henry W. DeSaussure writes a letter of introduction to Benjamin Tallmadge presenting Mr. Calhoun (presumably John C. Calhoun) who was traveling to Litchfield to study law with Tapping Reeve. DeSaussure, also a federalist, expressed concern for the health of Connecticut Senator and Litchfield resident Uriah Tracy.
Law notes of Thomas Flournoy while a student at the Litchfield Law School. Flournoy began the volume with a detailed table of contents. Includes a note on the last page written by Flournoy about his career in 1829.
John C. Groome letter to James Bell
Letter from Litchfield Law School student John C. Groome to former student James Bell regarding debts owed between students; notes lent to Groome by Bell; notes the small number of students in the office and that the number is dwindling. Also includes gossip about other students.
Litchfield County Bar Association Records
Litchfield Law School collection
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.