Of New York; Member of Congress in 1776; one of the Committee that drew up the Declaration of Independence, and one of the Signers; Secretary of State in 1781; Chancellor of the State of New York; Minister to France in 1801; patronized Fulton, and caused the introduction of steam navigation; introduced Merino Sheep and the use of gypsum into New York. [P. 19.]
Catalogue of the National Portrait and Historical Gallery, Illustrative of American History. Formerly belonging to Peale's Museum, Philadelphia, now exhibiting at Independence Hall, on Fourth Street, between Walnut and Vine, Cincinnati. Incorporated by Act of General Assembly. Cincinnati: Gazette Company Print. 1852.