One of the signers of the Declaration of Independence; the great American financier of whom it was said--"The Americans owed, and still owe, as much acknowledgment to the financial operations of Robert Morris, as to the negotiations of Benjamin Franklin, or even to the arms of George Washington." [P. 7.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall; comprising those of many of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and of other distinguished persons. 1870. Philadelphia: Published for the Use of Visitors. 1870.