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Joseph Hopkinson

(1770—1842)


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(1770–1842), son of Francis Hopkinson, was a noted lawyer and jurist, served in Congress (1814–19), and was a member of the Tuesday Club of Philadelphia, president of the Academy of Fine Arts, and author of “Hail Columbia” (1798).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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