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Folger, Mayhew 1774-1828

Overview
Works: 8 works in 8 publications in 1 language and 53 library holdings
Genres: Logbooks  Naval history 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Mayhew Folger
by Henry & Francis (Ship)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Log/journal, kept by Folger, relating to a voyage to Portsmouth, N.H., East Indies, Cape Town, South Africa, and Boston, Mass
by Mayhew Folger( )

1 edition published in 1770 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A typewritten news article on Massillon, Ohio resident Captain Folger, a whaling-ship captain originally from Nantucket who, in 1769, informed Benjamin Franklin in London of the existence of the Gulf Stream and drew a rough map of the stream for Franklin. Franklin printed the sketch as a map for the use of packet captains and became the first authority to inform the wider world about the Gulf Stream
Mutineers of the Bounty : extract from the log-book of Captain Folgar [i.e. Folger], of the American ship Topaz, of Boston by Mayhew Folger( Book )

1 edition published in 1809 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Henry & Francis (Ship)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Log/journal, kept by Folger, relating to a voyage from Boston to Holland to Bremen, Germany
by Topaz (Ship)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Log/journal, kept by Folger, relating to a voyage from Boston to the South Pacific which included a visit to Pitcairn Island (1808 Feb. 6), where an account of the fate of the H.M.S. Bounty was heard as well as the discovery of Alexander Smith (better known as John Adams)
 
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Alternative Names
Mayhew Folger US-amerikanischer Seefahrer und Robbenjger

מייו פולג'ר

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