An English political writer; came to America, and was prosecuted under the Sedition Act; Professor of Chemistry in Dickinson College, Pennsylvania; afterwards Professor in Columbia College, South Carolina, a voluminous writer of essays, political, religious, scientific, and metaphysical. [Pp. 19-20.]
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.