Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791

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Francis Hopkinson was a judge of the Court of Admiralty of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1786, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885969

Pennsylvania Continental congressman.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas Harwood, 1781 Apr. 28. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585977

From the description of Order : to Clement Biddle, 1786 July 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541857

Francis Hopkinson, an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. He later served as a federal judge in Pennsylvania. He played a key role in the design of the first American flag.

From the description of A pretty story, written in the year of our Lord 1774: photocopy of essay, 1774. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 773506276

Francis Hopkinson was an author, musician, and statesman.

From the description of Notebook, 1784-1791. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122489503

From the description of Miscellaneous works, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122488797

From the description of Poems, [n.d.]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523518

From the guide to the Francis Hopkinson notebook, 1784-1791, 1784-1791, (American Philosophical Society)

From the guide to the Francis Hopkinson poems, [n.d.], n.d., (American Philosophical Society)

From the guide to the Miscellaneous works, [n.d.], n.d., (American Philosophical Society)

Born in Philadelphia, Pa.; delegate to the Continental Congress, 1776; judge of admiralty for Pennsylvania, 1780; appointed judge to the U.S. Court for the District of Pennsylvania, 1790.

From the description of Letter, 1788 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975350

Pennsylvania delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, composer, author, lawyer, public official of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and jurist.

From the description of Correspondence and poem of Francis Hopkinson, 1788-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451008

American political leader and writer.

From the description of Papers, 1773 March & 1787 December 5 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812372

Francis Hopkinson was a Philadelphia judge, author, musician and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. He also served as a treasurer of loans in the Continental Loan Office.

From the description of Accounts, 1778-1780. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122625449

At this time, Francis Hopkinson was the Treasurer of Loans for the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. Thomas Harwood was the Commissioner of Loans for Maryland.

From the description of Letter to Thomas Harwood, 1779 March 2. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866412

American politician and author; brother-in-law of politician Thomas McKean and relative by marriage of Parliamentary leader Lord North.

From the description of Correspondence, 1771-1772. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585800

American statesman, judge, author and musician.

From the description of Order for payment signed : [n.p.], 1780 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269553832

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Thomas Harewood in Annapolis, 1780 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269533963

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creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Papers, 1773 March & 1787 December 5 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention. 1765 - 1821. Papers of the Continental Congress. 1774 - 1789. Reports on Administrative Affairs of the Congress. 1775 - 1788. Second Design for the Great Seal Obverse by Francis Hopkinson
referencedIn Haym Salomon collection, undated, 1777-1982 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Robert Morris papers, 1751-1802 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Gibbs, Mary Channing, 1747-1824. Dictionary compiled by Mary Channing Gibbs [manuscript] 1787 April 15. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Poems, [n.d.]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. A pretty story, written in the year of our Lord 1774: photocopy of essay, 1774. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Correspondence and poem of Francis Hopkinson, 1788-1789. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1786, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Haines & Twells, account book, 1767-1770, 1767-1770 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
referencedIn McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896,. Sanitary Fairs Collection, 1749-1867 (bulk 1864). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1750-1933. Houghton Library
creatorOf Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention. 1765 - 1821. Papers of the Continental Congress. 1774 - 1789. Reports on Administrative Affairs of the Congress. 1775 - 1788. Francis Hopkinson's First Design for the Great Seal Reverse
creatorOf Francis Hopkinson notebook, 1784-1791, 1784-1791 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Ewan, Nathaniel Rue, 1870-1961. Early homes of Burlington County, New Jersey : photograph albums, 1932-[1939] / Photographed by N. R. Ewan. Rutgers University
referencedIn Rush, Benjamin, 1745-1813. Memorable facts -- events opinions -- thots [sic] &c., 1789-1791. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. ALS, 1780 August 11, to Matthew Clarkson, Marshall & Co., Philadelphia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Franklin-Bache Papers, 1707-1799 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952,. Signers of the Declaration of Independence autograph collection, 1756-1818. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Miscellaneous works, [n.d.]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf New Jersey Historical Society. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1664-1956 New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. His book. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. [Selections / Francis Hopkinson]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Clement Biddle, Esq., 1786 Sept. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wills, 1790-1822, of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1790-1822 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Order : to Clement Biddle, 1786 July 5. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention. 1765 - 1821. Papers of the Continental Congress. 1774 - 1789. Reports on Administrative Affairs of the Congress. 1775 - 1788. Francis Hopkinson's Second Design for the Great Seal Reverse
referencedIn Walter Nickerson Hill Papers, Hill (Walter Nickerson) Papers, (bulk 1870-1884), 1860-1905 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 13 -- Miscellaneous Franklin Materials, 1640-1791 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn United States. Continental Loan Office. Bill of exchange to be paid to Tobias Ten Eyck. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Lessons. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Correspondence, 1771-1772. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Merritt, Jesse. Papers, 1658-1957, 1658-1854 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Haines & Twells. Account book, 1767-1770. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Loan Office. Bonds, 1778-1782, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Letter to Thomas Harwood, 1779 March 2. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Gibson, James. Papers, 1712-1846. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis,. Accounts, 1778-1780. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. ALS, 1784 June 4, Philadelphia, to Charles Thomson. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Records of the Continental and Confederation Congresses and the Constitutional Convention. 1765 - 1821. Papers of the Continental Congress. 1774 - 1789. Reports on Administrative Affairs of the Congress. 1775 - 1788. First Design for the Great Seal Obverse by a Mr. Hopkinson
creatorOf Miscellaneous works, [n.d.], n.d. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Gwathmey collection, 1708-1852 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 14 -- Materials held at the University of Pennsylvania, 1705-1788 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. ALS : Bordentown, N.J., to Robert Morris, Manheim, Pa, 1778 Apr. 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf New Jersey. Treasury Dept. Accounts of interest paid on Continental Loan Office certificates, 1785-1791. New Jersey State Archives
referencedIn Wills, 1790-1822, of signers of the Declaration of Independence. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hopkinson family. Hopkinson family selected papers, 1765-1859. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Hastings, George E. George E. Hastings essay on Francis Hopkinson poem, 19--. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ward, R. D. George Washington tunes / arr. R.D. Ward. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. ALS : Philadelphia, Pa., to Gov. William Livingston, 1777 March 28. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Francis Hopkinson poems, [n.d.], n.d. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910, 1844-1910 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Notebook, 1784-1791. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Colonial-Revolutionary manuscripts, 1738-1808. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Bamberger, Louis, 1855-1944,. Autograph collection, 1683-1929. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Taylor, R. (Raynor), 1747-1825. The bells / composed by R. Taylor. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hopkinson family. Papers, 1735-1941 (bulk 1800-1841) Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. General Washington's march. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn United States. Board of Treasury. Exchequer bill, 1781 June 21, Paris, pay to William Bradford / F. Hopkinson. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Marshall, George Nichols. Patriot with a Pen. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Franklin-Bache Papers, 1707-1799 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts (continuation record), 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Letter, 1788 July 15. Camden County Historical Society
referencedIn Phillips Family, papers, undated, 1752, 1758-1955 American Jewish Historical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Thomas Harewood in Annapolis, 1780 Feb. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995, (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Shield, William, 1748-1829. Tune from the Highland reel. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. [Fragment of a song book]. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982,. Americana, 1765-1969. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Bill of exchange signed : Pennsylvania, 1778 Sept. 2[4]? Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington letter, 1785, 1928. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Harpsichord. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Music of Francis Hopkinson. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Order for payment signed : [n.p.], 1780 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hill, Walter Nickerson, 1846-1884. Papers, 1860-1905. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis. Autograph document : Port of Philadelphia, to Clement Biddle., 1781 Mar. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 8 -- Letters to Franklin, 1783 December-1786 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bennett, Daniel A. Francis Hopkinson / submitted by Daniel A. Bennett. Pitts Theology Library, Candler School of Theology
referencedIn Hopkinson, James. Letters, 1836-1846. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Memorable facts -- events opinions -- thots [sic] etc., 1789-1791, 1789-1791 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Buddhist text, [n.d.], n.d. American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas Harwood, 1781 Apr. 28. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Battle of the kegs, 1866 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Morris, Robert, 1734-1806. Robert Morris papers, 1751-1802. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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United States
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Pennsylvania
Delaware
United States
United States
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
America
United States
Manheim (Pa.)
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
United States
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Great Britain
Subject
Vocal duets with harpsichord
Songs with harpsichord--18th century
Litigation
Hymns, English--18th century
Customs administration--Officials and employees
Citizenship
Loans, Foreign
PRO Hopkinson, Francis
PRO Hopkinson, Oliver
Music--18th century
Psalms (Music)
Instrumental music--Scores
Harpsichord music
Shipping--18th century
Bills of exchange
Literature, Arts, and Culture
Violin music (Violins (2))--Parts
Patronage, Political
Harpsichord music, Arranged
Music--Manuscripts
Operas--18th century--Excerpts--Vocal scores
Mental illness--18th cent
Sacred vocal duets with harpsichord
Sacred vocal trios with harpsichord
Portraits
Vocal music--Scores
PRO Hopkinson, Edward Jr. (donor)
Diplomatic privileges and immunities
Actions and defenses
Songs with harpsichord
Philadelphia History
Occupation
Public officials--New Jersey
Public officials--Pennsylvania
Jurists
Composers
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Pennsylvania
Lawyers
Loan officers
Authors
Statesmen--United States
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Birth 1737-09-21

Death 1791-05-09

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