A celebrated explorer, was born in Virginia, in 1774. In 1803, he was sent by President Jefferson, on an exploring expedition to north-western part of the American continent, and was subsequently apointed Governor of Louisiana Territory. He put an end to his own life in 1809. [P. 10.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall: comprising many of those of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence and other distinguished persons connected with the early history of the efforts which resulted in the glorious Liberty we now enjoy. Philadelphia. 1856.