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Sally Adams Peck

Other Name:
Sally Adams
November 26, 1792
December 9, 1812
Home Town:
Litchfield, CT
Tracy Peck (1812)
Biographical Notes:
Sally Adams, daugher of Joseph Adams and Deborah Marsh Adams of Litchfield, Connecticut is believed to have attended the Litchfield Female Academy. Three of her seven sibilings are known to have attended, and it is very likely that Sally did as well. While not much is known of Sally's life, her marriage in 1812 to Tracy Peck of Bristol, Connecticut and her death in that same year are documented.

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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.
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]

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