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date: 16 October 2019

Biddle, Nicholaslocked

(10 September 1750–07 March 1778)
  • James W. Stennett


Biddle, Nicholas (10 September 1750–07 March 1778), naval officer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of William Biddle, a merchant, and Mary Scull, a map purveyor. With only a basic academy education, he entered the merchant service at the age of thirteen on the ...

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