Guide to Research CollectionsBoston Public Library
Papers: 7 items.
Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Papers: 1 letter (May 20, 1778) in Washington Irvings Life of George Washington, Volume X, Miscellany, 1764-1805.
Special Collections Library
Papers: 1778-1821. 36 items. Legal correspondence.
Library of Congress
Papers: 1778-1813 (bulk 1783-1786). 29 items.
South Carolina Historical Society
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 Bonapartes 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
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.