READ, Jacob, 1752-1816


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 7 items.


Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: 1 letter (May 20, 1778) in Washington Irving’s Life of George Washington, Volume X, Miscellany, 1764-1805.


Duke University
Special Collections Library
Durham, NC
Papers: 1778-1821. 36 items. Legal correspondence.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1778-1813 (bulk 1783-1786). 29 items.


South Carolina Historical Society
Charleston, SC
Papers: In Read family papers, 1788-1869. 99 items. Includes letters between Dr. William J. Read, U.S. Senator Jacob Read, planter T. Harleston Read, and others. Includes material on the protest (1795) in Charleston against the Jay Treaty, South Carolina sympathy for the French and Bonaparte’s rising influence, death of George Washington, work at Marine Hospital in Charleston and fever epidemics there, horse racing, sale of rice, and other business concerns. Also correspondence in Grimke papers, 1761-1866.


University of South Carolina
South Caroliniana Library
Columbia, SC
Papers: 1776-1812. 31 items. Legal papers, political and business correspondence. Also correspondence regarding real estate in the Read family papers; and correspondence in Ralph Izard papers, 1769-1831, 1952-1955.