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Bellamy Robertson Campbell

Other Name:
Bellamy Crawford Robertson; Bell Robertson, Belle Robertson. B.C. Robertson
Home Town:
Savannah, GA
Archibald Campbell (July 12, 1842)
Biographical Notes:
Bellamy Robertson Campbell was the daughter of James and Jean Johnston Robertson of Savannah, Georgia. From about 1808 until 1811 Bellamy may have attended the Litchfield Female Academy. In 1813 Bellamy was engaged to be married to George Whitefield, a merchant in Savannah. George passed away before their marriage took place however. Little is known about Bellamy's life after Mr. Whitfield's death, until July of 1842 when she was wed to Archibald Campbell.

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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.
John Pierce Brace, "History of My Poetry Vol. 1" (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy collection).

1811 List of Subscribers to "Universal History" (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

Nov. 20, 1828 "Letter to Miss Pierce" (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

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