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Hopkinson, Francis

Harry M. Ward

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 | ISBN: 9780195065480
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.0300645
Hopkinson, Francis

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Hopkinson, Francis (02 October 1737–09 May 1791), author, composer, and judge, was born in Philadelphia, the son of Thomas Hopkinson, a lawyer and Pennsylvania councillor, and Mary Johnson. Hopkinson’s father emigrated from England in 1731. Hopkinson matriculated in the first class of the College of Philadelphia (later the University of Pennsylvania) in 1751; he graduated in 1757 and, with other members of his class, received an M.A. degree three years later....

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Law ; Criminology and Criminal Justice ; Composition

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