Was born at Arbigland, Scotland, in July, 1747, and settled in America when young. He was one of the most distinguished Commanders in the United States Navy during the contest with the mother country. He died at Paris, in 1792. [P. 22.]
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.