Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1770 - 1842

Biography

Joseph Hopkinson (November 12, 1770 – January 15, 1842) was a United States Representative from Pennsylvania and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In 1819, Hopkinson argued several landmark constitutional cases before the United States Supreme Court, including Dartmouth College v. Woodward, Sturges v. Crowninshield and McCulloch v. Maryland. He was associated with Daniel Webster during the Dartmouth College case.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Mss 819222
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819222
Date(s): 1819-03-22
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 819554.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819554.1
Date(s): 1819-10-04
Abstract

In English.

Francis Brown letter

Mss 819304.4
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819304.4
Date(s): 1819-05-04
Abstract

In English.

J. Hopkinson letter

Webster Mss 817620.3
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817620.3
Date(s): 1817-11-20
Abstract

In English.

Joseph Hokinson letter

Webster Mss 819211
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819211
Date(s): 1819-03-11
Abstract

In English.