Susan Brace Hopkins
- Jane Loring Gray to Mary Pierce, Boston, 6 April 1844 (Loring Family Correspondence, Litchfield Historical Society)
"But Wednesday last, Fred Cunningham received a letter from Sarah, in which she said owing to some arrangement of John Hopkins, the wedding was deferred till the first of June."
- Jane Loring Gray to Mary Mary, Boston, 6 May 1844 (Loring Family Correspondence, Litchfield Historical Society)
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.
1832 Litchfield Female Academy Winter Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 To 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).
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