George Read (9/18/1733 - 9/21/1798)

Also Known As: George Reed
Borrowing activity from 7/24/1789 to 9/28/1789.

George Read (/rd/; September 18, 1733 – September 21, 1798) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, President of Delaware, and a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Senator from Delaware and Chief Justice of Delaware. Read was one of only two statesmen who signed all three of the great State papers on which the country’s history is based: the original Petition to the King of the Congress of 1774, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.

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Circulation records from 1793-1799 are lost.
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Full Title Author Volume Date Out Date In Rep. Fine Ledger
Transcribed: New Annual RegisterVolume 17877/24/17898/5/1789Self
Transcribed: N. Annual RegisterVolume 17898/5/1789Self
Transcribed: N. Annual RegisterVolume 17858/12/17898/19/1789doorkepr.
Transcribed: N. Annual registerVolume 17848/19/17898/24/1789
Transcribed: N.A. RegisterVolume 17839/4/17899/11/1789
Transcribed: N.A. RegisterVolume 17809/11/17899/14/1789Self
Transcribed: Political Magazine 17829/16/17899/21/1789
Transcribed: Political Magazine 9/21/17899/28/1789
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