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Law students -- Connecticut -- Litchfield

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Cyrus Alden letter


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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1808 Sep 25; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1929

James Averell, Jr. letter to William Holt Averill


Identifier: 00-2023-41-0

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.

Dates: 1818-01-11

Lynne Templeton Brickley papers


Identifier: 2019-87-0
Abstract Research materials, correspondence and other papers, photographs, and additional materials by and about the life of Lynne Templeton Brickley (1940-2019), an independent historian who served as a consultant for several prize-winning exhibitions at the Litchfield Historical Society. A resident of Litchfield, CT, since 1968, Brickley was president and trustee of the Litchfield Historical Society, an active member of the Litchfield Garden Club and the Litchfield Democratic Town Committee, and a...
Dates: 1930-2018

Putnam Catlin letter to Steuben Butler


Identifier: 00-2023-38-0
Abstract Letter from Putnam Catlin to his Steuben Butler explaining his family's financial situation and the difficulties he faces providing his children with education due to both tuition costs and to the loss of labor on his farm if he doesn't have them there to help. He notes that he may be able to sell land to pay for his son George Catlin to attend the Litchfield Law School for a year. He writes, "If he shall persist in the choice of law he will have to glean for himself an Education in some law...
Dates: 1815-05-03

Henry W. De Saussure letter to Benjamin Tallmadge


Identifier: 00-2024-01-0

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.

Dates: 1805-05-13

Thomas Flournoy Litchfield Law School Notebook


Identifier: 00-2023-06-0
Content Description

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1797 - 1798

John C. Groome letter to James Bell


Identifier: 00-2022-09-0
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1825-05-09

Litchfield County Bar Association Records


Identifier: 00-1965-24-0

This single volume record book contains various information pertaining to the Litchfield County Bar Association.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1793-1886; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1965

Litchfield Law School collection


Identifier: 1890-10-0

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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1773-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890

Litchfield Law School student lecture notes, Between 1800-1820.

Series 1

Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents Notes of lectures by James Gould and Tapping Reeve taken by an unidentified student at the Litchfield Law School sometime between 1800 and 1820. Lecture topics include Lex mercatoria and bills of exchange ; Evidence ; Writs of error ; New trials ; Real property ; Mortgages ; Devises ; Alienation ; Injuries to real property ; Powers of chancery ; Criminal law. This is the second volume in a series. Volume three is also in this collection. Location of other volumes is unknown. This volume is...
Dates: Between 1800-1820.