Joseph Hopkinson, Puerile Essays 1787-1789
Joseph Hopkinson, Puerile Essays
Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842
This volume, titled "Puerile Essays addressed to the Philomathian Society," contains 11 essays (93 pages) composed by Joseph Hopkinson for the Philomathian Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and for other debating societies between March 17, 1787, and October 1789. He discussed a variety of topics related to contemporary American social customs, such as dancing, happiness, the desirability of luxury, family relationships, and astronomy.
The material is in English
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