Of Massachusetts, was appointed first Major-General of the American army, June 17, 1775. He was a member of Congress both before and after the adoption of the present Constitution. He died at Shrewsbury, October 28, 1800, aged 73. [P. 15.]
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.