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Thomas Savage


Gender:
Male
Born:
August 23, 1776
Died:
October 12, 1812
Home Town:
Charleston, SC
Later Residences:
Bryan County, GA
Biographical Notes:
Thomas Savage was the son of Thomas and Mary (Elliot) Savage. He was admitted to the bar, but Savage never went into practice. He settled on a plantation in Bryan County, GA and pursued his interests in agriculture. He died in Bryan County, GA.

Education
Years at LLS:
1792
Other Education:
Graduated from Yale College in 1792.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Agriculture
Admitted To Bar:
Savannah, GA

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:
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]
Secondary Sources:
Dexter, Franklin Bowditch. Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College with Annals of College History, Vol. 5. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1911.

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