Jabez Williams Huntington
Unlike many students who often returned to their hometown to practice, Huntington settled in Litchfield and practiced law. From 1828 to 1829 he acted as a State Representative from Litchfield. From 1832 to 1833, he provided Judge Gould with some assistance in the running of the law school in its last year. During this time, Huntington ...
U.S. Senator (CT) 1839-1848
Associate Judge of the Superior Court and Supreme Court of Errors (CT) 1834
- Leman Church letter of recommendation
- Lyman Beecher Papers
- Portrait of Jabez Williams Huntington
- Wolcott Family Collection
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.
Boardman, David Sherman. Sketches of the Early Lights of the Litchfield Bar. J. Humphrey, Jr., 1860.
Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon. A Biographical History of the County of Litchfield, Connecticut. New York: Clark, Austin & Co., 1851.
Loomis, Hon. Dwight and J. Gilbert Calhoun. The Judicial and Civil History of Connecticut. Boston: The Boston History Company Publishers, 1895.
Walworth, LL. D., Reuben H., Hyde Genealogy, Vol II. Albany: J. Munsell, 1864.
"Obituary," Litchfield Republican, 2, November 11, 1847.
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