Read, Thomas, Dd
Read, Thomas, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Maryland in March 1746. He was educated at the old Academy of Philadelphia; in 1768 received license to preach, and began his ministry at Drawyer's Creek, Delaware; in 1772 he was installed as the pastor; and in 1798 accepted a call from the Second Presbyterian Church of Wilmington. He resigned this pastoral charge in 1817, and died July 14, 1823. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3:301.