In 1816, the Republicans gained control of the state of New Hampshire. In 1817, Woodbury was appointed Judge of the New Hampshire state court and became known as the "baby" judge as he was the youngest ever appointed judge in the state at the age of only twenty-seven. While serving on the bench, he helped prepare three volumes ...
Secretary of the Navy 1831-1834
Secretary of the Treasury 1834-1841
Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1845-1851
Governor (NH) 1823-1824
State Representative (NH) 1825
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, 1809, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.
Brown, Alexander. The Cabells and Their Kin. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1895.
Chapman, Rev. George T. Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1867.
Cole, Donald B. Jacksonian Democracy in New Hampshire, 1800-1851. Cambridge, Mass.: HUP, 1970.
Friedman, Leon and Fred L. Israel, eds. The Justices of the United States Supreme Court: Their Lives and Major Opinions, Vol. II. NY: Chelsea House Publishers, 1995.
Memorial Biographies of the New England Historic Gealogy Society, Vol. I, 1845-1852. Boston, Mass: Published by the Society, 1880.
Writings of Levi Woodbury, LL.D. Political, Judicial and Literary, 3 Vols., ...
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