Abigail Lyman Greene
Written to Abigail by William Greene, December 29, 1818
Box I, #90 RG Coll Cincinnati Historical Society
"The Gentlemen will have a grand ball here on the 22nd in honour of Washington's birth."
Written to Abigail by William Greene, February 16, 1819
Box I, #98
"My old friend Miss Flora C. has considerable talents -- but affectation spoils the whole. She is too aspiring in her disposition. She is constantly reaching after objects that are beyond the circle of her grasp; and imagining herself in a situation where her ambition would make ...
#168 GR Papers
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.
1817 Litchfield Female Academy Winter Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. More Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1927).
Butterfield, L.H., et al., ed. The book of Abigail and John : selected letters of the Adams family, 1762-1784. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.
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