Of the Revolution; was a native of North Wales, and held a military commission at the age of eleven; served while young in Canada; and under Bourgoyne in Portugal; in the Polish army; travelled the tour of Europe; killed an Italian officer in a duel; came to America in 1773; declared for liberty, and was made a Major General by Congress in 1775. He commanded for a time in New York; then in the south, and was afterwards transferred to New Jersey; and died in October, 1792, in Philadelphia. [P. 14.]
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.