Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785

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Continental Congressman.

From the description of ALS : Burlington, to Ester DeBerdt, 1767 Nov. 17. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525172

Donop, a Hessian mercenary fighting for the British in the Revolutionary War, was fatally wounded at the Battle of Red Bank and died 25 Oct. 1777.

From the description of Letter : to Thomas Wharton, 1777 Oct. 24. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612882108

Delegate from Pennsylvania to U.S. Continental Congress, army officer, New Jersey public official, and lawyer.

From the description of Letters of Joseph Reed, 1775-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449959

Adjutant-general in the Continental Army, president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, as member of Continental Congress signed Articles of Confederation.

From the description of Correspondence, May-July 1776. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122586041

Lawyer and Revolutionary soldier and statesman; born in Trenton, New Jersey, Reed relocated to Philadelphia in 1770, where he served as stateman in various capacities, including president of the 2nd Provincial Congress. Reed also served in the American Army as military secretary to General Washington and adjutant-general. Elected to Continental Congress in 1777 and held the office of president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, 1778-1781. Married Esther De Berdt.

From the description of Joseph Reed papers, 1757-1785. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58775439

Continental Congressman, Adj. General in Continental Army.

From the description of ALS, 1779 August 11 : Philadelphia, to James Smith, York Town. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13873171

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referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume IV, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Samuel Blair letter to Joseph Reed, 1781 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Joseph Reed papers, 1757-1785. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857. Battle of Princeton; historical documents. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Henry Augustus Philip papers, 1805-1847, 1805-1847 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Armstrong, John, 1717-1795. Autograph letter signed : Carlisle, to Joseph Reed, 1780 May 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Smith, Jonathan Bayard, 1742-1812. The Henley Smith Collection, 1686-1903. Library of Congress
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Letter, [1783 November 10?], 3d Street, [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Autograph note signed, 1780 Sept. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. James Wilkinson : miscellaneous papers, 1786-1819. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1781. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume X, miscellany, 1764-1805. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ledger of Philadelphia merchants, 1768-1787. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Hamilton, James, 1752-1819. James Hamilton collection, 1733-1899. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Irvine, William, 1741-1804. William Irvine correspondence, 1780. Library of Congress
creatorOf Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866,. Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Jane Aitken Papers, 1784-1814 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1872. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Letters, 1780-1781. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Benjamin Randolph ledger, 1768-1787 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995, (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Ely, Edwin A., 1836-1927,. Autograph collection, ca. 1663-1890. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Greene, 1780 Jan. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Holker, John, 1745-1822. Papers of John Holker, 1777-1822. Library of Congress
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. Extract of a letter from Gen. Washington to the President of Congress, 1781 Apr. 16. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VI, miscellany, 1774-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
referencedIn Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839. Diaries, 1815-1839. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts (continuation record), 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
referencedIn Nead, Frank B. Documents, 1663-1866. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Buchanan, Roberdeau, 1839-1916,. Collection, 1761-1831. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VII, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Maass, Richard, 1919-1998,. The Richard Maass collection of Westchester and New York State, 1645-1910 (bulk 1770-1783). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Livingston, William, 1723-1790. ALS : Trenton, N.J., to Joseph Reed, 1781 Sept. 14. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784. Papers of Pierre Eugène Du Simitière, 1774-1784. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854. Scrapbook, 1843. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Potter, John, d. ca. 1759. Draper manuscripts: Potter family papers, 1747-1807. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. ALS : Burlington, to Ester DeBerdt, 1767 Nov. 17. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Frost, Samuel, 1751-1817. Samuel Frost orderly book, 1775-1779. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Letters of Joseph Reed, 1775-1784. Library of Congress
referencedIn Galloway, Grace Growden, d. 1782. Papers, 1778-1781. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. ALS, 1852 Nov. 24, New York, to Henry Hope Reed. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Lacey, John, 1755-1814. Transcripts, 1849-1854. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Porter, Elisha, 1742-1796. Elisha Porter papers, 1762-1822. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wilson, James, 1742-1798. LS, 1780 April 19 : Philadelphia, to Joseph Reed, President of Pennsylvania. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829. Pennsylvania militia commission form, ca. 1778-1780. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn George Washington Papers, 1592-1943, (bulk 1748-1799) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume V, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Letter : to Thomas Wharton, 1777 Oct. 24. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of Matthew Smith for attendance in Council, 1779 June 11. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Warrant : Philadelphia, to John McGowan, 1780 Apr. 18. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921, 1681-1921 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington Miscellany, Volume XI, Miscellany, 1755-1835. Cornell University Library
referencedIn John Holker Papers, 1777-1822 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn William A. Oldridge Collection of George Washington's Headquarters Staff Writings, 1775-1962, (bulk 1775-1783) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Henry family. Papers, 1758-1909. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Oldridge, William A. The William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headquarters staff writings, 1775-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. ALS : Trenton, N.J., to Joseph Reed, 1781 Jan. 4. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Miles, Samuel, 1740-1805. Papers, 1776-1802. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Papers of Joseph Reed [microform], 1757-1795, 1824-1842. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Samuel Miles Papers, 1776-1802, 1776-1802 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1937 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
creatorOf Butler, Richard, 1743-1791. ALS, 1779 November 29, Camp Light Infantry, 2d River, to Joseph Reed, President of the State of Pennsylvania. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. ALS, 1852 Jan. 12, New York, to William Bradford Reed, Philadelphia. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Livingston, William, 1723-1790. William Livingston papers, 1749-1782. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Oath, 1780 Jan. 24-Dec. 8. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1877. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. ALS, 1779 August 11 : Philadelphia, to James Smith, York Town. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Correspondence, May-July 1776. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Gibson, James. Papers, 1712-1846. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Richard Maass Collection of Westchester and New York State, Bulk, 1645-1910, 1645-1995 (Bulk: 1645-1910) Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. ALS, 1852 Jan. 6, New York, to William Bradford Reed, Philadelphia. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn United States. Congress. Resolutions regarding the lottery, 1777 February 26. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn William Livingston papers, 1749-1782 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Order, 1779 Feb. 9. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Wurts, John S. (John Sparhawk), 1876-1958,. Wurts family papers, 1699-1964. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Schley, Reeve, 1881-1960. Papers, 1670-1969. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809. Draper manuscripts: Daniel Brodhead papers, 1775-1846. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume IX, Miscellany, 1766-1808. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Andrew Boyd letters, 1778-1788 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. Circular letter, 1779 Feb. 8, Philadelphia, to the governors of the states. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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associatedWith Aitken, Jane, 1764-1832 person
associatedWith Anthon, Charles Edward, 1822-1883. person
associatedWith Armstrong, John, 1717-1795. person
associatedWith Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. person
correspondedWith Baldwin, Loammi, 1740-1807 person
associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Blair, Samuel, 1741-1818 person
associatedWith Boyd, Andrew, 1739 or 40-1786 person
associatedWith Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809. person
associatedWith Buchanan, Roberdeau, 1839-1916, person
associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Butler, Richard, 1743-1791. person
associatedWith Carson, Marian S., person
associatedWith Carson, Marian S., person
associatedWith Carson, Marian S., collector. person
associatedWith Dawes, Elizabeth F., collector. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith De Berdt, Dennis. person
associatedWith De Berdt, Dennys, 1694-1770. person
associatedWith De Berdt family. family
associatedWith Donop, Carl Emil von, d. 1777. person
associatedWith Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, ca. 1736-1784. person
associatedWith Ely, Edwin A., 1836-1927, person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Frost, Samuel, 1751-1817. person
associatedWith Galloway, Grace Growden, d. 1782. person
associatedWith Gibson, James. person
associatedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786, person
associatedWith Hamilton, James, 1752-1819. person
associatedWith Hay, Southard, 1875-1951, person
associatedWith Henry family. family
associatedWith Holker, John, 1745-1822. person
associatedWith Howe, Richard Howe, Earl, 1726-1799. person
associatedWith Ingraham, Edward D. (Edward Duncan), 1793-1854. person
correspondedWith Irvine, William, 1741-1804. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, person
associatedWith Lacey, John, 1755-1814. person
associatedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 person
associatedWith Livingston, William, 1723-1790. person
associatedWith Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839. person
associatedWith Maass, Richard, 1919-1998, person
associatedWith Maass, Richard (collector) person
associatedWith Miles, Samuel, 1740-1805. person
associatedWith Morris, Robert, 1734-1806, person
associatedWith Muhlenberg, Henry A., (Henry Augustus), 1823-1854 person
associatedWith Nead, Frank B. person
associatedWith New-York Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Oldridge, William A. person
associatedWith Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Pettit, Charles, 1736-1806. person
associatedWith Porter, Elisha, 1742-1796. person
associatedWith Randolph, Benjamin, . 1791 person
associatedWith Reed, Esther, 1747-1780. person
associatedWith Rittenhouse, David, 1732-1796. person
associatedWith Schley, Reeve, 1881-1960. person
associatedWith Smith, James, ca. 1719-1806. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866, person
associatedWith St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. person
correspondedWith Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800 person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania corporateBody
associatedWith University of the State of Pennsylvania. corporateBody
correspondedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796. person
associatedWith Wharton, Thomas, 1735-1778, person
associatedWith Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. person
associatedWith Wilson, James, 1742-1798. person
associatedWith Wurts, John S. (John Sparhawk), 1876-1958, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Jersey
United States
United States
United States
Lancaster County (Pa.)
United States
Great Britain
United States
Pennsylvania
America
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
United States
Pennsylvania
Subject
Manuscripts, American
Military history
Red Bank, Battle of, N.J., 1777
Occupation
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Pennsylvania
Statesmen
Lawyers
Public officials--New Jersey
Army officers
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Birth 1741-08-27

Death 1785-03-05

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