WAR OF 1812 AND BATTLE OF ROCK HARBOR

Cape Cod, the right arm of Massachusetts: an historical narrative
by Charles Francis Swift, 1897. Excerpt:

In the summer of 1814 Capt. Matthew H. Mayo and Capt. Winslow L. Knowles left Eastham in a whaleboat loaded with rye and arrived safely in Boston. Purchasing articles for domestic consumption and exchanging their boat for one somewhat larger they started on their homeward journey...

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