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Alfred Cuthbert


Gender:
Male
Born:
December 23, 1785
Died:
July 18, 1856
Home Town:
Savannah, GA
Later Residences:
GA
Marriage(s):
Sarah Jones Cuthbert (July 12, 1834)
Biographical Notes:
Alfred Cuthbert was the son of Colonel Seth John and Mary (Clay) Cuthbert. After attending the Litchfield Law School, Cuthbert was admitted to the bar in 1804 and entered the state politics of Georgia. He died in Monticello, GA.

Education
Years at LLS:
1804
Other Education:
Graduated from the College of New jersey (now Princeton University) in 1803.

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer; Political Office
Admitted To Bar:
1805
Political Party:
Republican; Democrat
Federal Posts:
U.S. Representative (GA) 1813-1816, 1821-1826, 1833-1834
U.S. Senator (GA) 1835-1842
State Posts:
State Representative (GA) 1810-1813
State Senator (GA) 1817-1819

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:
Ledger. "Journals of the Barr - Litchfield County." Litchfield Historical Society.; Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School (Hartford, CT: Press of Case, Tiffany, and Company, 1849), 5.

Litchfield County Bar Association Records, 1804, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

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