Washington, District of Columbia
New York, NY
Caroline Dana Jarvis (1820)
Despite Jarvis' legal education, his interests lay more with journalism and language. Jarvis was an accomplished linguist and philologist. However, Jarvis returned to Claremont, NH and began a legal practice. He was a frequent contributor to the New Hampshire Patriot.
Jarvis and his first wife, Caroline Dana, had one daughter. After his first wife's death around 1823, Jarvis moved to Boston, MA. From 1823 to 1828, he practiced law in Boston and also remarried while working there. He lost both his second wife and their two daughters in the burning of the steamboat "Lexington" in Long ...
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.
Chapman, Rev. George T. Sketches of Alumni Dartmouth College. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1867.
Waite, Frederick Reed History of the town of Claremont, New Hampshire, for a period of one hundred and thirty years from 1764 to 1894
Printed by the John B. Clarke company, 1895.
Bell, Charles HenryThe Bench and Bar of New Hampshire: Including Biographical Notices of Deceased Judges of the Highest Court, and Lawyers of the Province and State, and a List of Names of Those Now Living, Houghton, Mifflin, 1894.
Quinn, Sandra L. and Sanford Kanter, America's Royalty: All the Presidents' Children,...
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