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Henry Harvey Orne

February 23, 1786
December 12, 1861
Home Town:
Wolfborough, NH
Later Residences:
Meredith Bridge, NH
Caroline Chaplin Orne (February 19, 1826)
Biographical Notes:
Henry Orne was the son of Isaiah and Mary (Rust) Orne. He began his legal practice in Meredith Bridge (Laconia), NH. In the 1840's, he returned to Wolfborough, NH, where he eventually retired to the family farm. Orne died in Wolfborough, NH.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Graduated from Dartmouth College.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Agriculture
Admitted To Bar:
1812 in Litchfield County Court
Training with Other Lawyers:
He read the law with John P. Hale of Rochester and John Holmes of Alfred, ME.

Related Objects and Documents
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

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.
William Key Bond List 1811-1812

Litchfield County Bar Association Records, 1810, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

Catalogue of Litchfield Law School (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of Tiffany, Case and Company, 1849), 9.
Secondary Sources:
Chapman, Rev. George T., Sketches of the Alumni Dartmouth College. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1867.

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