Richard Wayne Stites
Stites and his wife moved for a time to Georgia. In 1835, Stites moved with his family to Morristown, NJ for his health. He died in Morristown, NJ.
- Lyman Beecher Papers
- Richard Wayne Stites letter
- Richard Wayne Stites letter - 1823 Jan 25
- Notebook of Richard Wayne Stites
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 Eagle, October 7, 1822 and October 6, 1823.
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 18.
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