Born: 21 Sep 1737
Died: 9 May 1791
Biography Francis Hopkinson was an American author and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. He later served as a federal judge in Pennsylvania, appointed by President Washington. He played a key role in the design of the first American flag.
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- Burlington (Nehemiah Shumway)
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- Potomac (Amos Pilsbury)
- Trenton (Amos Pilsbury)
- Hopkinson, Francis. 1767. The Psalms of David, with the Ten Commandments, Creed, Lord's Prayer, etc., in Metre, Translated from the Dutch. New York: James Parker. 144 pp. With tunes (1 part) for each psalm, some duplicated; many tunes from the old French psalters.
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