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Title George Reed document set
Date 1764 November [letter]; n.d. [engraving]
Description 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving
People Read, George, 1733-1798
Jones, John
See, John
Search Terms Declaration of Independence Signers
Delaware
Annapolis Convention
Scope & Content George Read document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving.

Court document alledging monies owed to John Jones by John See.

George Read portrait engraving. In block letters: GEORGE READ.

George Read (1733-1798): Born 18 September 1733 in Cecil County, Province of Maryland; died 21 September 1798 in New Castle, Delaware; buried at Immanuel Episcopal Churchyard, New Castle. Lawyer; signer of Declaration of Independence; senator; chief justice, Delaware; son of John Read & Mary (Howell) R.; New Castle, Delaware; married Gertrude (Ross) Till (daughter of Rev. George Ross and widow of Thomas Till); attorney general for lower counties; provincial assembly, New Castle County; member of 1st & 2nd Continental Congresses.

John Jones, possibly member of New York state senate Southern District, 1777-78.
Admin/Biographical History John S. H. Fogg, compiler of this collection, born in Eliot, Maine. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1846, earned a degree in medicine from Harvard College in 1850 and established his practice in South Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Bowdoin, Dr. Fogg developed a lifelong interest in collecting autograph letters and documents, particularly those relating to the history of the United States. Paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair in 1873, Fogg gave undivided attention to building his magnificent collection. Beginning in 1875, he had completed the task by 1881.