David Meade was the son of the Irish immigrant, Andrew Meade. He married Sarah Everard ca.1731. He inherited his father’s lands in Nansemond County near Suffolk.
Dimensions: 35 3/4 x 28 in. (89.54 x 71.12 cm.)
The subject wears a dark reddish brown jacket and waistcoat and is turned three-quarters to his right. He holds an unfolded, two-page letter in his hands.
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