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David Hillhouse Raymond

January 26, 1789
Home Town:
Montville, CT
Later Residences:
Canton, OH
Paoli, Indiana Teritory
St. Francisville, LA
Miriam Leonard Raymond (1816)
Biographical Notes:
David Raymond was the son of Daniel Fitch and Rachel (Hillsouse) Raymond. He moved to Paoli, Indiana Territory shortly before it was admitted to statehood in December of 1816. He and his wife, Miriam Leonard, had one daughter. His wife died on September 18, 1818 at the age of twenty-seven in Canton, OH on a trip home from visiting her family. Raymond died just two years later at the age of thirty two.

Years at LLS:
Other Education:
Graduated from Yale College in 1810.

Profession / Service
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
1812 in Litchfield County Court
State Posts:
Judge of the First Circuit (IN Territory) 1816

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

William Key Bond List 1811-1812
Secondary Sources:
Walworth, Rueben H. Hyde Genealogy, Vol. 1. Albany: J. Munsell, 1864.

Baker, Henry A. History of Montville, Connecticut. Hartford, CT: Press of The Case, Lockwood and Brainard Company, 1896.

Woolen, William Wesley, et al., eds. Executive Journal of Indiana Territory 1800-1816. Indianapolis: 1900.

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