Edward Deering Mansfield
Mary Peck Mansfield (April 25, 1827)
In 1826, Mansfield also became the editor of the Cincinnati Chronicle, which after several merges and name changes, ultimately became the Cincinnati Daily Gazette. He worked as an editor for various periods until his death.
Mansfield also spent many years working as a publisher. In 1834, he published Political Grammar, a widely used school ...
Regarding his arrival in Litchfield, ...
“Mansfield has been sick with a fever but is recovering fast.”
Helen D. Perkins Collection Stowe-Day
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).
Mansfield, Edward Deering, Personal memories, social, political, and literary, with sketches of many noted people, 1803-1843, Cincinnati, R. Clarke & co., 1879. (can be found on the Library of Congress and Yale University database)
Venable, William Henry, Beginnings of Literary Culture in the Ohio Valley:Historical and Biographical Sketches. R. Clarke & Co., 1891.
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