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Peter P. Stagg


Gender:
Male
Born:
March 3, 1805
Died:
January 27, 1835
Later Residences:
New York, NY
Pomton, NJ
Biographical Notes:
Peter P. Stagg was the son of Thomas and Mary Stagg, Jr. From 1827 to 1834, Stagg worked as a lawyer in New York City. He later died in Pomton, NY at the age of thirty.

Education
Years at LLS:
1823
Other Education:
Graduated from Columbia College in 1821.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer
Admitted To Bar:
New York, NY on June 18, 1827

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 Eagle, October 6, 1823.

Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany and Company, 1849), 19.

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