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Read, George 1733-1798

Overview
Works: 58 works in 92 publications in 1 language and 949 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sources  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Military history  Periodicals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E302.6.R27, 328.751
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Most widely held works about George Read
 
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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
[George Read, Jr correspondence] by George Read( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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
[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
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
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( Book )
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
by George Read( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This document describes the debt David Brinton owes to John Hill, both of Newcastle County, Delaware. It was written by George Read during his May term in 1781. Brinton and Hill's names are written on the outside of the accompanying envelope, but the letter is not addressed to them
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."
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
Clymer-Meredith-Read family papers ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers reflect the economic, professional and personal histories of the Clymer-Meredith-Read families
Lawyer's case book containing notes of cases adjudged and determined in the courts of Delaware by Joseph Miller( Book )
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
Signers of the Declaration of Independence : ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A collection of 164 autograph letters and documents signed by the signers of the Declaration of Independence; see MA 552.1-78 and MA 553.1-85 for more information
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
Common-place book or Law-digest by George Read( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
AMS, Congressional minutes extract by George Read( )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extracts from minutes of Congress. October 7 lists "Pay of Regimental Officers to be enlisted during ye War." October 8 lists the clothing supplied to soldiers valued at twenty dollars. October 10 ranks 24 captains in the Navy
 
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Alternative Names
Reed, George, 1733-1798
Languages
English (73)