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Richard Hines


Gender:
Male
Born:
Unknown
Died:
November 20, 1851
Home Town:
Tarbaro, NC
Later Residences:
Raleigh, NC
Biographical Notes:
Richard Hines was born in Tarboro, North Carolina. He studied at the Litchfield Law School in 1814 and was admitted to the bar two years later. Hines practiced law in Raleigh, North Carolina and also acted as a member of Congress from North Carolina from 1825 to 1827. He died in Raleigh on November 20, 1851.

Education
Years at LLS:
1814

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
1816
Political Party:
Jacksonian
Federal Posts:
U.S. Representative (NC) 1825-1827
State Posts:
State Representative (NC) 1824

help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

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.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
Litchfield County Bar Association Records, 1814, Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 12.

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