Continental Congress, 1774-76, 1778-79, 1784, President, 1779; New York
Provincial Convention; Minister to Spain, but not received; negotiator of peace
with Britain, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1785-89; Chief Justice of the
United States, commissioned, September 26, 1789, resigned, June 29,1795, refused
reappointment, 1800; Minister to England, 1794-95; Governor of New York.