He also subscribed over half the amount of his property to sustain the national credit in the face of the bankrupt condition ... He retained his faculties and attended to the management of his large estate up to within a few hours of his death, which occurred in Portland, Apr. 17, 1848. ... and at length reached the highest possible position for a foreigner, in being for a time chief of the regency which governedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The National Cyclopedia of American Biography ... V.1-|
|Author||:||George Derby, James Terry White|