Timothy Folger, by John Singleton Copley
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The appointment of this Nantucket merchant and whaleman to the local customs office provoked a heated legal battle culminating in Folger v. Sloop
Cornelia, No. 45
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924.
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.