Henry B. Graves papers, 1843-1883
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Brief Description:

Three  account books , notes, and correspondence related to the law practice of Henry B. Graves of Litchfield, Conn.

The account books are currently stored in 3B Box 21.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/1971-43-0
Created by: Graves, Henry B. (1823-1891)
Volume: 0.21 Linear Feet
Acquired: 08/01/1971. Found in collection Oct. 2013: Account book 1854-1855; Account book 1860-1883.
Biographical Note for Graves, Henry B. (1823-1891) : Henry Bennett Graves was born in Sherman, Conn. His father, Jedediah Graves, was a representative from Sherman, a judge of the county court, and a member of the constitutional convention of 1818. Henry Graves studied law with the James C. Loomis of Bridgeport and was admitted to the bar at Litchfield in April, 1845. He began practice the same year in Plymouth. In 1849, he returned to Litchfield, where he resided for the remainder of his life. In addition to his successful practice, he was the executive secretary to Gov. Henry Dutton and clerk of the County Court. He represented the town of Litchfield in the General Assembly in1858, 1867-1868, 1876, 1877, 1879, and 1889. He was twice married, first to Mary Dutton, daughter of Gov. Dutton; and second, to Sarah Smith of Morris.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Lawyers - Connecticut - Litchfield
Genres/Forms of Material
Account books
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Norton Warner  Gift
PreferredCitation: Henry B. Graves papers (1971-43-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759