REED, William (1776-1837)

REED, WILLIAM, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., June 6, 1776; received a limited education; engaged in mercantile pursuits; elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth and Thirteenth Congresses (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1815); member of the board of the Andover Theological Seminary; trustee of Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.; resumed mercantile pursuits; died in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass., February 18, 1837; interment in a private burying ground on Harris Street.

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: In the Hooper-Sturgis Papers, 1798-1857, 14 boxes and 1 oversize container.
The papers contain a letterbook (1804-37) of U.S. Congressman and merchant William Reed of Marblehead.

Papers: In the Samuel Putnam Papers, 1775-1857, 1 narrow box.
Correspondents include William Reed.