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Addison Ridout


Gender:
Male
Born:
1795
Died:
August 25, 1826
Home Town:
Annapolis, MD
Later Residences:
MD
Biographical Notes:
Addson Ridout was the sone of Samuel and Mary (Grafton) Ridout. The family resided at "Whitehall," a famous suburban plantation and estate near Annapolis, MD. He never married and died in Annapolis, MD from pneumonia.

Education
Years at LLS:
1813
Other Education:
Graduated from St. John's College in 1811.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
Maryland
State Posts:
State Representative (MD)

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:
Baldwin, Roger Sherman. Notes on law taken from the lectures of the Honble. Tapping Reeve and James Gould, esquire … at the Litchfield Law School, 1812-1813. Rare Book Collection, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale University.

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 11.

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