Secretary of Congress during the Revolution; a man of ardent patriotism, excellent personal character, and pure morals; his love of truth was so inviolable as to become proverbial: "As true as if Charles Thomson had said it." [P. 12.]
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.