Commissioned captain United States Army, 1792, served Army of West, later Georgia, 1792-1795, Philadelphia, 1795-1797. United States consul in Tunis, 1798-1804. Navy agent to Barbary States, forced to return to the United States while attempting to guide faction in Tripolitan civil war, 1804.
Member Massachusetts Legislature, 1 term.
Born February 23, 1764