1784 – Born on January 21st in Culpeper County, Virginia. Representative from Virginia.
1809 – A member of Virginia state house of delegates.
1812 – Speaker of the Virginia State House of Delegates.
1821 – Representative from Virginia.
– Re-elected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth through the Twenty-third Congresses.
1827 – Speaker of the House of Representatives (Twentieth through Twenty-third Congresses).
1836 – United States Minister to Great Britain.
1845 – He was elected a member of the board of visitors of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville.
1857 – Died on January 21st in Albemarle County, Virginia.