Miscellaneous works, [n.d.]


Date: n.d. | Size: 6 volume(s), 6 volumes, 1,700 p.


This is a collection of Francis Hopkinson's prose writings, prepared by him for publication. These volumes are numbered 1-4 and 6. Volume 5, missing here, contains his verse.

Background note

Francis Hopkinson was an author, musician, and statesman.

Collection Information

Physical description

6 volumes, 1,700 p.


Gift from Joseph Hopkinson and accessioned, 1832 (2933-7).

General note

These works are printed in Hopkinson's Miscellaneous Essays and Occasional Writings (3 v., Philadelphia, 1792).

Early American History Note

This collection contains the original manuscripts for Francis Hopkinson's Miscellaneous Essays and Occasional Writing, published in 1792. The five volumes at the APS do not include his verse.

Indexing Terms


  • Manuscript Essays


  • Literature, Arts, and Culture
  • Philadelphia History