He was born near Williamsboro, Granville County, North Carolina, August 7, 1768; attended the common schools, and was graduated from Springer College; moved to Salisbury, North Carolina, about 1790; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salisbury; clerk and master in equity 1795–1798; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1803); member of the State House of Commons 1807–1809, 1814, 1819, and 1820; resumed the practice of law in Salisbury, N.C., and died there October 21, 1822; interment in the City Cemetery.
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from North Carolina's 2nd congressional district