William Tracy Gould
Anna McKinne Gould (October 7, 1824)
At this time, Georgia offered many opportunities for a young and enterprising lawyer. In 1823, he moved from Clinton to Augusta, Georgia, where he lived and practiced law for the rest of his life. In February 1851, he was elected as a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, later known as the City Court of Augusta. Inspired by his experience in Litchfield, Gould established a law school in Augusta, Georgia in 1833 which was modeled after Tapping Reeve and ...
Louisa's classmate Fanny Lyman wrote to William Greene in June of 1820, "William Gould is supposed to be engaged to Louisa Wait . . . he has treated her with marked attention for a year past and has been told of the disadvantage resulting from such attention but he still persists in his visits to and it is now believed by everyone to be a match."
When William left Litchfield in 1821 to establish a legal practice in Clinton, GA the couple continued dating and the engagement continued until 1824 when Louisa was living in Philadelphia and William in Augusta, GA. However, by October of that year, William was ...
- Julia Gould Hunter
- Virginia Hunter Gould
- Anna McKinne Gould
- Edward Sherman Gould
- Robert Howe Gould
- Sally Tracy Gould
- James Gould
- Julia Gould
- James Reeve Gould
LLS (1824) LFA (1818-1819)
- Henry Guy Gould
- Charles Gould
- John W. Gould
- George Gould
LLS (1827-1829) LFA (1819-1823)
Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School, Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849.
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