Percival report distributed, undated
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Brief Description: Document listing recepients of the Percival report in each town and the academies of Litchfield County, Conn. The report referred to may be Report on the Geology of the State of Connecticut by James G. Percival, 1842. The document appears to be in the hand of George C. Woodruff.
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: 00/2010-355-0
Created by: Woodruff, George C. (George Catlin) (1805-1885)
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 09/30/2010.
Biographical Note for Woodruff, George C. (George Catlin) (1805-1885) :

George Catlin Woodruff (1805-1885) was born in Litchfield, CT in 1805.  He graduated from Yale College in 1825, after which he studied law with James Gould at the Litchfield Law SChool.  In 1827 he was admitted to the bar and began practice in Litchfield.  He also served as postmaster of Litchfield from 1832 to 1846.  Afterwards, he became involved in local and national politics, becoming a member of the State House of Representatives in 1851, 1866, and 1874, and elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-seventh Congress (1861-1863). 

In 1829, he married Henrietta Sophronia (Seymour) Woodruff, the sister of Origen S. Seymour, who married Woodruff's sister Lucy.  They had two children: George and Henrietta.  George C. Woodruff died in Litchfield, CT in 1885.

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Litchfield County (Conn.)
Percival, James Gates, 1795-1856
Genres/Forms of Material
Manuscripts
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: Donor unknown  Found in collection.
PreferredCitation: Percival report distributed (2010-355-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759