Biography and History

Joseph Reade graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) with the Class of 1796. After college, he joined his father's freighting business, where he made several trips abroad. In 1809 Reade was on a trip to Antigua when he became ill and died.

Source: From the finding aid for C1272

  • Joseph Reade Letters. 1795-1796 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1272

    Consists of nineteen autograph letters sent by Joseph Reade to his father, John Reade, while he was a student at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) as a member of the Class of 1796.