Member American Academy Arts and Sets.
Admitted to Connecticut bar, 1763. Member Connecticut Council of Safety. Commissioned captain Connecticut Militia, 1776, lieutenant colonel, adjunct general:, 1777.
Member Continental Congress, 1778-1783. Chairman Connecticut Council, 1780-1789. State’s attorney, 1785-1789.
Assistant judge Connecticut Superior Court, 1789, chief justice, 1796-1807. Member Connecticut House of Representatives, 1807, 09. Presidential elector, 1808.
Delegate Connecticut Constitutional Convention, 1818. School visitor, Coventry, Connecticut. Member American Academy Arts and Sets.
Author: Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court and Supreme Court of Errors of Connecticut, 1789-1793, published, 1798.
Born January 8, 1737
Died March 29, 1822