Robert “King” Hooper, by John Singleton Copley
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The great Essex County merchant and shipowner, John Adams' occasional client; owner of the brig Pitt Packet,
which was the scene of the tragedy in Rex v. Corbet,
Courtesy of Robert C. Hooper, Esq., and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.