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Lawyers--Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Catlin family collection

2016-57-0

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-57-0
Content Description The Catlin family papers (2016-57-0, 0.209 linear feet) are comprised of approximately 190 letters to Abijah Catlin (1805-1891), an attorney in Harwinton, Connecticut, and approximately 23 letters to David W. Catlin (1807-1864) and Abijah Catlin (1779-1836), who were partners in a dry goods firm in Harwinton, and brother and father, respectively, of Abijah Catlin (1805-1891). Letters to Abijah Catlin (1805-1891) span from 1838-1857 and are primarily related to his legal practice, and cover...
Dates: 1806 - 1875

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