Wood piece with writing on it: piece of the original timber of the "Lawrence", Com. O.H. Perry's flag ship on Lake Erie 10th of September, 1813. Taken from the Wreck 1859. "Newport, RI/Thos. Brownell/Jan. 31, 1859/US Navy".
Related People & OrganizationsPerry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819 (associated)