Borden Wood was a native of Rhode Island and became a sea Captain after moving to N.Y.C., later moved to Bedford, Ma. becoming a bank president in that town.
Benjamin Hadwen also appears to have been a sea Captain and testified against a Spanish slave ship by the name of Cleopatra in Newport, R.I. in 1816.
John Cahoone was Captain of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Vigilant, based at Newport in 1812. Later after leaving the U.S.R.C.S. Cahoone purchased the damaged ship H.M.S. Endeavor, Captain Cook's former flagship and used portions to build a packet.
Condition:Light even toning, a couple of minor spots, and margin tears, VG-.
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