Oil on canvas, c.1840
41 H x 35 1/2 W in.
Donor: Archer family
Owner Library Company of the Baltimore Bar
Admitted to the bar, 1808
Private Practice, 1808
Practiced law in Harford, Cecil and Kent Counties, c. 1823
Member, Maryland House of Delegates, Harford County (D), 1809-1810, 1854
U.S. House of Representatives (D), 1811-1817 and 1819-1821
U.S. Judge of the Mississippi Territory, 1817-1818
Chief Judge, Baltimore and Harford County Circuit Courts, 1824-1844
Associate Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1823-1844 v Chief Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1844-1848
Appointed to the Mississippi Territory with the powers of governor by President James Madison. Appointed Chief Judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals by Governor Thomas Pratt.