WorldCat Identities

Read, George 1733-1798

Overview
Works: 64 works in 98 publications in 1 language and 1,019 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Military history  Periodicals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E302.6.R27, 973.313092
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[George Read correspondence] by George Read( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and correspondence of George Read a signer of the Declaration of Independence ; with notices of some of his contemporaries by William Thompson Read( Book )

1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes of proceedings and cases determined in the high court of errors and appeals, the court of chancery, and the orphans court of the state of Delaware by Delaware( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains summaries of cases heard by the Delaware Supreme Court and the Delaware Appeals Court in the counties of Sussex, Kent, and Newcastle covering a variety of legal topics. Supposedly based on Wilson's Red Book
New Castle, Del., on the General Loan-Office for the County of Kent by Delaware( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Orders the Trustee of the General Loan-Office to pay Thomas Collins £24/7/11 from the public funds. Written and signed by George Read, as speaker of the Council, and Thomas McKean, as speaker of the Assembly; with Collins's receipt on the verso
Historical Society of Delaware Collection by Historical Society of Delaware( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection contains photostat reproductions of original letters and documents in the Historical Society of Delaware, including state and county records, military documents, and about 350 letters, mostly from the time of the American Revolution. The inclusive dates are 1660 to 1929, with an emphasis on the 18th century. Notable authors represented by 4 or more pieces are: James Asheton Bayard, Benjamin Chew, Joshua Clayton, John Dagworthy, John Dickinson, David Hall, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas McKean, John McKinly, Allan McLane, Samuel Osgood, Samuel Patterson, Timothy Pickering, Edmund Randolph, George Read, Caesar Rodney, and Thomas Rodney
Signers of the Declaration of Independence :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 59 autograph letters and documents signed by the signers of the Declaration of Independence; see the individual records MA 554.1-59 for more information
[Document] 1781 Jan. 5 by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The document begins: "Henry Ward Pearce presiding in Cecil County, State of Maryland, John Little in the State of Pennsylvania having real property ..." This is a court case about property tax
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in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of autograph letters, documents, or signatures of each delegate who attended the first Continental Congress in 1774. The items, which are organized by state, are described in 79 individual records (MA 556.1-79). The final item (MA 556.79) is a version of the Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress of 1774 reprinted for Thomas Addis Emmet in 1886
[Kent County,Delaware], to Caesar Rodney and Charles Ridgely by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1773 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the pressing need to set a date for the "Committee's meeting to Examine the Loan Office Acco'ts for Kent County;" explaining the necessity to prepare the Accounts as soon as possible and to let him know "what time you will be ready for our meeting."
Signers of the Declaration of Independence by A. S. W Rosenbach( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and official correspondence and legal documents written or signed by all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, most from the Revolutionary period. The papers relate chiefly to state and national political, financial, and military affairs. Correspondents include George Clinton, John Dickinson, William Lee, and George Washington
Read's Delaware cases by George Read( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains legal cases transcribed by George Read containing accounts of cases before the Delaware Supreme Court
to John Dickinson, Philadelphia, Pa by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1766 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns a lawsuit in the Delaware courts
Lawyer's case book containing notes of cases adjudged and determined in the courts of Delaware by Joseph Miller( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lawyer's case book containing notes on cases before the Delaware Supreme Court and Delaware Court of Common Pleas. Contains information on the cases and judgements
New Castle, to Joshua Clayton by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Resigning his Senate seat in order that he is able to accept the "office of Chief Justice either of the Supreme Court or of the Court of Common Pleas or that of Chancellor...supposing that I might render more essential Service to the Citizens of the State in either of the s'd capacities than in that of Senator to the United States."
Kent County by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1765 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning a lawsuit between Samuel Morton and Jonas Eddingfield
[New Castle] by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concurring with the Resolution, written above this concurrence and signed by John McKinly as Speaker of the Assembly, on the process to be used for selecting a President, the Judges of the Supreme Court, Judge of the Admiralty, the Justices of the Common Pleas and the Commissioner for the Continental Loan Office for Delaware
Signers of the Constitution of the United States :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 82 autograph letters and documents signed by the signers of the Constitution of the United States and by non-signing members of the Federal Convention. Items in the collection have been described individually in separate catalog records (MA 555.1-82; see related records for more information
 
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Alternative Names
George Read Amerikaans politicus

George Read amerikansk advokat och politiker

George Read amerikansk advokat og politikar

George Read amerikansk advokat og politiker

George Read britisch-US-amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt und Staatsmann, einer der Grndervter der USA

George Read personnalit politique amricaine

George Read politico e avvocato statunitense

Georgius Read

Reed, George, 1733-1798

Джордж Рид

Рид, Джордж

ג'ורג' ריד

جرج رید سیاست‌مدار و وکیل آمریکایی

جورج ريد

ジョージ・リード アメリカの政治家

Languages
English (73)