He was recognized by George Washington and the Continental Congress for his service. The second one announcing the declaration of war was sent via the postal service and did not arrive until July 2. " After the American Revolution he moved to his wife's family estate in Newton Massachusetts and served as a judge and state senator in Massachusetts.
He fought in the American Revolution was Governor of Michigan Territory and was a general in the War of 1812 for which he is best remembered for surrendering Fort Detroit to the British. William Hull (June 24 1753 – November 29 1825) was an American soldier and politician.