Samuel Austin Talcott
Rachel Skinner Talcott (1811)
Samuel A. Talcott was born on December 31, 1789. He was the grandson of Connecticut governor, Joseph Talcott. in 1809, Talcott graduated from Williams college and studied law under the office of Gold and Sill. In 1812, he was admitted to the bar and practices in Lowville, New York and later in Utica, New York.
On January 12, 1821, Talcott was appointed Attorney General of New York until 1829. He was well known in the New York Supreme Court and opposed Daniel Webster in the case of Inglis v. Sailors Snug Harbor.
Proceedings of the New York State Historical Association: The Sixteenth Annual Meeting (1915).
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