An eminent writer and philanthropist; Commissary General of prisoners during the Revolution. In 1877, a member of Congress, and in 1782, president of that body. Succeeded Rittenhouse as Director of the Mint; was the first President of the American Bible Society and a munificent patron of that and other charities. [P. 19.]
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.