John Frink Adams
Cumberland County, VA
Washington, District of Columbia
While living in Mobile, Adams married Elizabeth Lovell Walker of Leominster, Massachusetts, whose father, Lovell Walker, was a fellow alumnus of Dartmouth College. In 1853, John moved to Washington, D.C. where he worked as a clerk ...
Mary Ann Lewis Collection, Folder #5, ca. 1818-1823
Clerk of the U.S. Land Office
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.
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