Was born in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1746. He was successively Postmaster General, Secretary of State, and Secretary of War. From 1803 to 1811 he was a Senator in Congress: from his native State; and from 1814 to 1817 a Representative in that body. He died in Salem 1829. [P. 11.]
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.