[Apostle Wilford Woodruff Journal] 14th Wind Dead ahead. We beat up the river. Got to the town of Macbias at 5 oclok. After spending a few moments on Shore I went to the wharf & went on board of a 5 ton schooner John Eldridge capt & owner. We started for Beaver Harbor in Penfield. We had a good run & breeze all night. Distance from Machias port to the Town 7 miles And vary Crooked. 7 m.
[source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]