Rebecca Pardee Parker (July 23, 1812)
In 1847, he declined an offer of nomination to the position of Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Near the end of his life he became the senior warden at St. John's Church in Delhi, NY. Parker died of apoplexy (or a stroke) at the age of seventy-one.
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 Litchfield Law School (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of Tiffany, Case and Company, 1849), 8.
Munsell, W.W., Index for the History of Delaware County, 1797-1880. M.S. Briggs, 1985
Cothren, William. History of Ancient Woodbury from the First Indian Deed in 1659 to 1879. Woodbury, CT: William Cothren, 1879.
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