Biography and History

Frederick Wolcott was a son of Oliver Wolcott, who was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a governor of Connecticut. A graduate of Yale (1786), Wolcott partnered with others to import goods from China and held various posts in the local government of Litchfield County, Connecticut. He was a state senator from 1810 to 1823.

Source: From the finding aid for C0447

  • Wolcott Family Correspondence. 1763-1838 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0447

    Consists of copies of family correspondence of Frederick Wolcott of Litchfield, Connecticut. Wolcott was a son of Connecticult governor Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.