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Lemuel Hopkins

Hopkins, Lemuel, 1750–1801, American poet and physician, b. Waterbury, Conn. One of the Connecticut Wits, he collaborated with several others in writing popular political satires. He was one of the most advanced and distinguished physicians of his time and founder of the Medical Society of Connecticut.

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