Charles Greely Loring
Cornelia Goddard Loring (July 15, 1850)
Anna Brace Loring (March 30, 1818)
His first wife, Anna Pierce Brace, was the daughter of James and Susan (Pierce) Brace. Anna died on December 24, 1836 in Boston. His second wife, Mary Ann Putnam, died on July 11, 1845 in Boston just five years after their marriage. Loring's third wife, Cornelia survived him and died on May 13, 1875 in Florence, Italy.
Loring was known as an eminent scholar and philanthropist during his lifetime. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and served as an Actuary of Massachusetts Hospital Life ...
The rejection devastated Johnston who, according to Mary Pierce, was "a foolish unprincipled youth" who "threatened to kill himself."
Johnston's classmates sat up with him all night to prevent his suicide and he left Litchfield the next morning. He then wrote his Litchfield friends, including Anna, "frenzied letters." He asked Anna to show the letter to Euphemia, "thinking that ...
- Anna Brace Loring letter
- Loring family correspondence
- Charles Greely Loring Law Notebooks
- Portrait of Charles Greely Loring
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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