HOPKINSON, Francis, 1737-1791

Guide to Research Collections

Brown University
University Library, Archives
Providence, RI
Papers: In the Rhode Island College Papers, 1763-1804, 0.8 linear foot.
Subjects covered include Chancellor of the College from 1764 to 1785, Stephen Hopkins.

Copley Press, Inc.
J. S. Copley Library
La Jolla, CA
Papers: 1776, 1 page.
A letter from Stephen Hopkins to General Artemas Ward written on September 25, 1776. Stephen Hawkins requests an anchor, two magazines, and ammunition to equip a warship.

The John Work Garrett Library Evergreen House
Baltimore, MD
Papers: In the Signers Collection, 1770-1826, 60 documents.
Subjects covered in the papers include Stephen Hopkins.

Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: In the William Shirley Papers, 1731-1762, 1 box.
Correspondents include Stephen Hopkins.

The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: 1755, 1 item.
A letter from Stephen Hopkins to William Johnson written on June 12, 1755. Stephen Hopkins congratulates William Johnson on becoming head of the militia.

Papers: 1758, 1 item.
A warrant from Stephen Hopkins to Thomas Richardson, General Treasurer. The warrant is to pay Thomas Vernon 5 pounds for postage, to be charged to the Colony of Rhode Island.

Papers: 1774, 1 item.
A letter from Stephen Hopkins to Joseph Clark written on August 9, 1774.

The Rosenbach Museum & Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1758, 2 pages.
A letter from Stephen Hopkins to James De Lancey written on September 26, 1758. Stephen Hopkins, Governor of Rhode Island, informs Governor James De Lancey of New York of the theft of some church plates from Porto Plata, Santo Domingo, on a New York vessel, and asks him to take to proper measures.

Papers: In the A. S. W. Rosenbach Signers of the Declaration of Independence Autograph Collection, 1756-1818, 56 items.
Other authors include Stephen Hopkins.

Papers: 1756, 1 item.
A letter from Stephen Hopkins to Sir Charles Hardy written on June 24, 1756. Stephen Hopkins requests the permission of the Governor of New York for a shipload of flour to be purchased in New York and transported to Rhode Island, in spite of trade regulations during the French and Indian War.

University of Pennsylvania
Special Collections, Van Pelt Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In the University of Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1784-1934, 10 item.
Other authors include Stephen Hopkins.