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Published Biographical References

  • Swan, Abraham. The British Architect. Philadelphia: Printed by R. Bell for J. Norman, 1775.
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  • Moss, Roger W. "Master Builders: A History of the Colonial Philadelphia Building Trades." Ph.D Dissertation, University of Delaware, 1972.
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  • Scharf, John Thomas & Thompson Westcott. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884. Philadelphia: L. H. Everts & Co., 1884., v. 1, p. 448, 462-463
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  • Peterson, Charles E. "Library Hall," Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 43 (1953): 129-147., p. 135
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  • Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of the Officers of the Continental Army during the War of the Revolution, April 1775 to December 1783. Washington, DC: 1914., p. 597
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  • Hall, Louise. "Artificer to Architect in America." Ph.D. Dissertation, (Radcliffe College), Harvard University, 1954.
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  • Journal of the Proceedings of the Commissioners for the County of Philadelphia. Philadelphia: 1718-1766, 1771-1776, 1797-1801, 1837-1841. (Philadelphia City Archives), v. 2, p. 166, 8/24/1734
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), 2/15/1773
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  • Minutes of The Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia. (Manuscripts in the Library of the American Philosophical Society), 4/19/1773
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  • Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (periodical) 1941-, v. 12, p. 27-28, 5/1953
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  • Bridenbaugh, Carl. Rebels and Gentleman; Philadelphia in the Age of Franklin. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, c1942, p. 139.
     
  • Jackson, Joseph. Encyclopedia of Philadelphia. Harrisburg, The National Historical Association, 1931, p. 156-157.
     
  • Jefferson, Thomas. Thomas Jefferson and the National Capital. Edited by Saul K. Padover. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1946, p. 184-186.
     
  • Independant Gazeteer. (October 1794).
     
  • Mutual Assurance Company for Insuring Houses from Lossby Fire. The Architectural Surveys, 1784-1794. Edited by Anthony N. B. Garvan, v1, Philadelphia: Mutual Assurance Company, 1976, p. 256, 306.
     
  • Pennsylvania Packet. (January 4, 1773).
     
  • Philadelphia Wills and Records. 1794:237.
     
  • Prime, Alfred Coxe. The Arts & Crafts in Philadelphia, Maryland, and South Carolina. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 1969, p. 13, 297.
     
  • Riley, Edward M. "The Independence Hall Group," In Historic Philadelphia. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1953, p. 25.
     
  • Tatum, George B. Penn's Great Town. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961, p. 161-163.
     

Biographical Drawings, Photos, Papers, etc.

  • Account of Commissioners of Philadelphia Country for 1793 Enlargement of Congress Hall (from manuscript at the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg). (May 1959).
     

 

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