Daily Archives: October 31, 2014

October 31st
First part fine pleasant breeze and clear weather. Nothing in sight.

Middle pat same. At ½ past one made the lighthouse of Wood Island ahead. Kept off for Cape Elizabeth. At 3 saw Cape Elizabeth. At 5 came to an anchor, between the Forts at Portland.

Ends clear & fine weather.

Samuel Franklin

Collectors Office

Port of Portland Nov. 1814.

I Samuel Franklin do testify and declare that the Foregoing is a true Journal of the late Cruise of the Private armed Schooner Mammoth, of which I am Commander.

Samuel Franklin.

From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.