Born in Scotland in 1722. He was a descendent of the Reverend John Knox, the great Scotch reformer; was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and President of Princeton College, New Jersey. [P. 8.]
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.