Del to Maryland. Convention, 1775, signer Maryland. Declaration of Freemen. Member Continental Congress from Maryland., 1775, 85-87.
Captain Smallwood’s Maryland. Regiment, 1776; commissioned lieutenant colonel 3d Maryland. Regiment, Continental Army, 1776-1781.
Served at Battle of Monmouth, 1778, helped check retreat begun by General Charles Lee. United States marshal. District Maryland, 1790-1798.
Naval officer Port of Baltimore, 1794-1817.