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Samuel Hopkins (1721–1803)

Hopkins, Samuel. An American theologian; born at Waterbury, CT, Sept. 17, 1721; died at Newport, RI, Dec. 20, 1803. He was one of the leaders in the New England theology (so called), and was instrumental in the extermination of slavery in Rhode Island. His chief work was ‘System of Doctrines’ (1793). He is said to be the hero of Mrs. Stowe’s novel, ‘The Minister’s Wooing.’