Sally Cooke Wolcott (June 21, 1815)
In 1786, Frederick graduated from Yale. The following year he got his law degree from the Litchfield Law School. Illness, however, prevented him from practicing law right out of school. Instead of pursuing his own law practice, Frederick was Clerk of the Common Pleas. He followed that job by moving up in 1798 to become the Clerk of the Superior Court in Litchfield County. Afterwards he was appointed a Judge of Probate, a position he held until he retired from public life.
In June of 1805, Oliver Wolcott, Benjamin Tallmadge, and Frederick Wolcott signed ...
Written to Frederick by sister, Mary Ann, while he was at Yale, 1789
State Senator (CT) 1810-1823
Judge of Probate (Litchfield, CT) 1796-1836
Clerk of the Superior Court of the County (Litchfield County, CT) 1798-1836
- Charles Moseley Wolcott
- Joshua Huntington Wolcott
- Laura Wolcott Rankin
- Hannah Wolcott Freeman
- Elizabeth Wolcott Jackson
- Mary Ann Wolcott Whitehead
- Frederick Henry Wolcott
- Elizabeth Cooke Stites
- Betsey Huntington Wolcott
- Sally Cooke Wolcott
- Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797)
- Laura Collins Wolcott
- Laura Wolcott Moseley
- Mary Ann Wolcott Goodrich
- Elijah Adams letter
- Litchfield County judicial records
- Lyman Beecher Papers
- Lynde Lord receipt
- Portrait of Frederick Wolcott
- Portrait of Frederick Wolcott - August 1, 1829
- Wolcott Family Collection
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.
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