In 1824, he published Notes Geographical and Historical, Relating to the Town of Brooklyn in Kings County on Long Island (on-line version; 117 pages).
He was a justice of the Brooklyn Municipal Court from 1827 to 1830.
Assemblyman Gabriel Furman (1756–1844) was his uncle.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (pages 132f and 141; Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858)
- A History of the City of Brooklyn by Henry R. Stiles (1869; Vol. II, pg. 41f)
- Two biographical sketches of Gabriel Furman
- Furman genealogy
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