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Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
volume 13, page(s) 9 Appendix


Daniel Everitt, the second member of the Bar in this town [New-Milford], and the first who was regularly educated to the legal profession, was a native of Bethlehem, in this county. He read law with Andrew Adams, Esq. of Litchfield, afterwards Chief Justice of the Superior Court. He came to reside in this town, and commenced the practice of law here, in the year 1772. He was chosen a member of the General Assembly four times, viz. in Oct. 1780, May, 1781, and in May and October, 1783. He was also a delegate to the Convention which ratified the Federal Constitution. In May, 1790, he was appointed Judge of Probate for the district of New-Milford; which office he held until his death, in Jan. 1805, in the 57th year of his age.