One of the signers of the Declaration of Independence; born in Philadelphia in 1738; a lawyer of distinction and for many years Judge of the Admiralty Court of the United States for Pennsylvania; (he was father of the late Judge Joseph Hopkinson, a very eminent lawyer, politician, and writer;) died suddenly May 9, 1791. [Pp. 8-9.]
Catalogue of the National Portraits in Independence Hall; comprising those of many of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, and of other distinguished persons. 1870. Philadelphia: Published for the Use of Visitors. 1870.