"DIED - Near this city, on Saturday last, in the 6_th year of his age, Col. GIBSON CLARK. He was a brother of the late Gov. Clark, a member of the first class that graduated in Franklin College. After leaving the law school at Litchfield, he was admitted to the bar of Georgia, and during the greater part of his life has been engaged in the profession. Amiable in his disposition, courteous in his manners, and rigidly honorable in all his intercourse with society, he was extensively known and universally respected."
State Senator (GA) 1814
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, 1804, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.
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