Pickering, Timothy


Pickering, Timothy
(1745-1829)
   Joined the revolutionary army; appointed adjutant-general, 1776, and took part in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. In 1790 sent on a commission to the Seneca Indians, and arranged a treaty. In 1795 secretary of war, an office which also included Indian affairs; later secretary of state in the administration of John Adams; dismissed in 1800, and returned to Massachusetts, where he was appointed chief-justice of the Court of Common Pleas, 1802.
   Index: S American commissioner to treat with Indians, 123; entertained at Navy Hall by Simcoe, 184, 229. Bk Massachusetts Senator, his toast to Great Britain, 172.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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