Yellow Springs, OH
Mary Peabody Mann (May 1, 1843)
Ten years later he began a four year term as a State Senator. As a Senator, Horace Mann became increasingly interested in social issues. He supported legislation to prohibit the sale of alcohol and lottery tickets, and to support the creation of state hospitals for the insane. Mann was instrumental in leading Massachusetts to form the first state board of education.
Horace Mann’s interest in the standard of educational practices led him to give up law and his role in the Senate. He was appointed as the Secretary of the Massachusetts State ...
State Senator (MA) 1833-1837
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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