Philadelphia merchant and ship captain.
Master and part-owner of the Charleston Packet. Commissioner for the defense of the Delaware Bay and River (1782). Warden of the port of Philadelphia (1788); chief warden (1790).
First letter in correspondence: June 2, 1788; Elaine Forman Crane, ed., The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker (3 vols., Boston, 1991), iii, 2109.