James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Hopkins, 3 January 1797

From John Hopkins

Richmond Jan: 3d. 1797


By direction of General Jonathan Clarke1 I enclose you a draft for Two Hundred Dollars, the receipt of which you will be pleased to acknowledge to him to me. I am with great respect Sir Your Most Obt Servant

Jno: Hopkins2

RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.

1Jonathan Clark (1750–1811), brother of George Rogers Clark, attended Donald Robertson’s school in King and Queen County and served as lieutenant colonel in the Eighth Virginia Regiment in the Continental line. After the Revolution he settled in Spotsylvania County, then moved to Kentucky and married Sarah Hite, daughter of Isaac Hite of Long Meadows (Cartmell, Shenandoah Valley Pioneers, p. 260; DAR Patriot Index description begins National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Patriot Index (Washington, 1966). description ends , p. 134; VMHB description begins Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. description ends , 4 [1896–97]: 105, 20 [1912]: 270, 33 [1925]: 288–92).

2Hopkins was a director of the Bank of Richmond (PJM description begins Robert A. Rutland et al., eds., The Papers of James Madison: Presidential Series (1 vol. to date; Charlottesville, Va., 1984—). description ends , 3:325 n. 2).

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