Statesman; born in Lancaster, Pa., in November, 1757; graduated at Princeton College in 1781.
During the Revolutionary War he participated in the battle of Brandywine as a volunteer; was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1796-1800; Secretary of the Navy in 1802-5; United States Attorney-General in 1805-9; and Secretary of State in 1809-11.
He died in Baltimore, Md., Nov. 26, 1842.
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