Born in Springfield, Mass. Educated at Harvard University. A member of the General Court of Massa- chusetts, 1768. Proscribed in 1778. Emigrated to New Brunswick in 1783. In 1785 elected a member of the provincial Legislature and appointed attorney-general. From 1809 to 1822 chiefjustice. Bib.: Cyc. Am.Biog.; Sabine,Loyalists.
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.