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James Raymond

July 4, 1797
January 27, 1858
Home Town:
Montville, CT
Later Residences:
Westminster, MD
Caroline Thompson Raymond (June 11, 1823)
Biographical Notes:
James Raymond was the son of Daniel Fitch and Rachel (Hillsouse) Raymond. He practiced law in the town of Westminster, MD. He also published The Digest of Maryland Chancery Division in 1839. He later died in Westminster, MD.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Graduated from Yale College in 1818.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
Maryland in 1835
State Posts:
State Representative (MD) 1844
State's Attorney (MD) 1847

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.
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 17.

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