George Pollock Devereux
Devereux spent his life as a planter rather than as a lawyer. He and his wife resided on their Runiroi plantation near Raleigh, NC (part of his inheritance from the Pollock estate, located along the Roanoke River) and spent their summers in Stratford, CT. Always of delicate ...
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.
Patton, James W. "Serious Reading in Halifax County, 1860-65," North Carolina Historical Review 42. 1965.
Dictionary of North Carolina Biography. University of North Carolina Press, 1986.
Dexter, Franklin bowditch. Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College with Annals of College History, Vol. 6. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1912.
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