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Levi Pierce


Other Name:
Levi Peirce; Levi Pearce
Gender:
Male
Born:
Unknown
Died:
Unknown
Home Town:
York County, PA
Biographical Notes:
Levi Pierce was possibly the son of Levy and Elizabeth (Williams) Pierce. He is later said to have settled in Boston, MA, but no other precise information is known about his life.
Additional Notes:
Levi Pierce's residence is noted as Maryland in William Samuel Johnson's handwritten list at the Connecticut Historical Society.

Education
Years at LLS:
1815,1817
Other Education:
Graduated from St. Mary's Seminary in 1812.

Related Objects and Documents
Other:
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, 1815 Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

Handwritten list by William Samuel Johnson, Catalogue of the Students at Law in the school at Litchfield Conn. at & after Aug. 15th 1817, Connecticut Historical Society, Johnson Family Papers, 1722-1863, Box - Johnson Papers

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 13.
"Litchfield, September 2 1816 Tribute of Respect," Connecticut Herald, vol XIII, iss. 49, 3, September 17, 1816.

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