Manchester Greene (November 17, 1867)
Abigail Lyman Greene (1817)
Written to Abigail Lyman on December 29, 1818
Box I, #90 RG Coll Cincinnati Historical Society
"The Gentlemen will have a grand ball here on the 22nd in honour of Washington's birth."
Written to Abigail Lyman on February 16, 1819
Box I, #98
"The pleasure of Miss Lewis' company is requested at a Ball to be given at the house of Mr. Phelps, on Tuesday, the 24th int. at 1/2 past 6 o'clock P.M."
Hand-written invitation to Litchfield Law School ball, from George Boardman, George Devereaux, Joseph Clay Stiles, William Holt Averell, ...
On June 18, 1820, Fanny Lord wrote to William Greene:
"The Livingstons seem to stand no chance of leaving with whole hearts for this is the third who has been engaged here in the last year."
#76 GR Papers
On July 13, 1820, William wrote to Abigail that Litchfield Law Student James Davis broke off his engagement to Litchfield Female Academy student Amelia Peck from New Haven.
#168 GR Papers
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.
Houghton, Josiah. "LLS Law Notebook 1817-1818." Litchfield Law School Collection, Series 1, Subseries 1, Litchfield Historical Society. Available online at https://archive.org/stream/35102011793091#page/n11/mode/2up.
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