Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Biography of Ephraim Kirby, director in the Connecticut land company in 1795
Digital Object ID ##0bo8sv
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##0bo8sv
Dates: Digitized: 1883
Found in: Litchfield Historical Society
Ephraim Kirby Case Reports
Collection — Box 1
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
Collection — Box Box 21A
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
Collection — Box 3A Box 5
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
Woodruff family collection
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