A distinguished Naval Commander in the Revolution, and also in the war of 1812. He commanded the American Flotilla, stationed below Washington, at the time of the attack made upon that city by the British, August 22, 1814. He was 41 years in the service of the United States, and in 26 battles. At his death, he was Collector of the Port of Baltimore. He was born in Baltimore on the 6th July, 1759. He went to France with Monroe. He died of bilious fever at Pittsburg [sic], Pennsylvania, December 1, 1818, aged 59. [P. 21.]
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.