John Hopkins loyalist claim
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John Hopkins loyalist claim

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hopkins, John, active 1775-1784.
Title: John Hopkins loyalist claim
Dates: 1784
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1477

Biographical/Historical Note

John Hopkins was a Savannah River pilot whose land was seized during the American Revolutionary War due to his loyalty to King George III of England.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a loyalist claim filed by John Hopkins on the 23 March 1784 to recover his property that was confiscated during the American Revolutionary War because of his loyalty to King George III of England. This document is a photocopy of the original which is housed at the Public Archives of Canada.


Index Terms

American loyalists.
Claims.
Georgia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Hopkins, John, active 1775-1784.

Administrative Information

Processing information

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Restrictions

Access restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.