Twain's response first made clear that he was not himself guilty of plagiarism because his story was borrowed, not stolen; "he got it from Hopkinson Smith," referring to Francis Hopkinson
Smith, the well known artist, writer, and engineer, best known today for designing the foundation for the Statue of Liberty.
Supplementary views of the jury are provided through newspaper commentary on both cases and through a long poem titled "Adrian's Assertion" by Francis Hopkinson
, signatory to the declaration of Independence and at the time he wrote the poem a Federal District Court Judge, and through the novel Modern Chivalry and the legal handbook Law's Miscellanies, by Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Hugh Henry Brackenridge.
In the 1920s and 1930s the celebration of four anniversaries--the centennial of the birth of Stephen Foster (1826-1864), the bicentennials of the births of George Washington (1732-1799) and Francis Hopkinson
(1737-1791), and the sesquicentennial of the founding of the United States--increased interest in related antiquarian artifacts, and brought the musical contributions of two Pennsylvania composers to the attention of a general audience.
, in his balled "The Battle of the Kegs" (1778), satirized the British reaction during an actual incident, a mine attack launched by David Bushnell on the British fleet in Philadelphia in Jan.
<IR> FRANCIS HOPKINSON
</IR> and <IR> C.B.
Channel 4 drama boss Francis Hopkinson
tells us: "This fourth series will introduce several new characters and storylines will be broadened to include more of life on the estate."
Benjamin Franklin to Francis Hopkinson
: 'I thank you for your ingenious Paper in favour of the Trees.
history, John Fiske; A New England Nun and Other Stories by Mary Wilkins Freeman, offering expert portrayals of Massachusetts farm folk undergoing deformation of character or spirit in an era that was leaving them behind; Main-Traveled Roads, stark short stories and sketches against a background of dreary midwestern farm life, by Hamlin Garland; Colonel Carter of Cartersville, a novelette about a gentleman of the old South down on his luck, which made Francis Hopkinson
Smith a popular author; and a final collection of poems and prose by the aging Walt Whitman, Goodbye, My Fancy.
He prepared a collection of his works, The Miscellaneous Essays and Occasional Writings of Francis Hopkinson
C4 drama boss Francis Hopkinson
says: "If society is becoming more consumerist, then Cheshire is the glitzy heartland of that new wealth.
It has been suggested that Francis Hopkinson
, a member of the Continental Navy Board from 1776 to 1778, was the father of the Stars and Stripes.
made an amusing but scurrilous reference to Howe's amorousness in <IR> THE BATTLE OF THE KEGS </IR> (1778).