War of 1812 collection 1806-1860
US Frigate Potomac collection
Gwinn, John, 1791-1849
The US Frigate Potomac collection is made up of a letter book and logbook concerning the ship's service along the Atlantic coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Caribbean in the mid-1840s. The letter book contains correspondence between Captain John Gwinn and various navy officials from 1844-1847, and the log chronicles daily incidents onboard the Potomac from 1844-1845.
The material is in English
William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
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The University of Michigan
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