Memorials of Connecticut Judges and Attorneys
As Printed in the Connecticut Reports
Volume 13 , Appendix, page 8


Born at Enfield, January 30, 1768; educated at Yale-College; graduated in 1786; studied law, at Hartford, with Jesse Root, Esq. (afterwards Chief Judge of the Superior Court); admitted to the bar in Hartford county, in February 1789; settled in practice, at Enfield; removed to Hartford, in March, 1796; was appointed Chief Judge of the County Court, in May 1807, and relinquished practice, except in the higher courts; resigned this office in 1809.

He represented the town of Hartford in the General Assembly of this State, in May 1804, October 1804, May 1805, May 1809, Oct. 1809, Oct. 1810, May 1811, Oct. 1811, May 1812, Oct. 1812, Oct. 1814, May, 1815. He was a representative from this State in the 15th Congress of the United States; a member of the Convention that formed the Constitution of this State in 1818; Mayor of the city of Hartford, and as such presiding Judge of the City Court, from December 1824 to March 1831.