James Hillhouse was born at Montville, Conn., October 21st, 1754. . . . He retired from this charge a few months only before his death, which took place in New Haven, December 29th, 1832, . . . This Portrait is a copy by N. Jocelyn, from an original by Vanderlyn. [P. 17.]
Catalogue of Paintings, belonging to Yale College; deposited in the South Room of the Trumbull Gallery. New Haven: Printed by B.L. Hamlen, Printer to Yale College. 1852.