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Charles Moseley


Gender:
Male
Born:
1786 or 1787
Died:
March 27, 1815
Home Town:
Hartford, CT
Later Residences:
Hartford, CT
Biographical Notes:
Charles Moseley was the son, and only child, of William and Laura (Wolcott) Moseley. His mother was the oldest daughter of Gov. Oliver Wolcott.
After attending the Law School, Moseley returned to Hartford where he established a legal practice. He never married and died in Hartford at the age of twenty-eight.

Education
Years at LLS:
1806
Other Education:
Graduated from Yale College in 1806.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer

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:
Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany, and Company, 1849.
Secondary Sources:
Moseley Family Memorials.

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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