6 – Fine Hot day – Term. 88, Wind S.W. – Staid at Home to assist in getting up my Rye, haul’d 29 Cart Loads, made 3 Stacks & put a good deal in Barn Loft, did a great days work. Mrs. Stewart & Fanny Bowly came out to Dinner & afterwards to Furley
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, July 6, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
Latt 22° 48′ N, Long 64° 58′ W, Saw a sail standing to the south’d. Went in chase of her. At 10 made her out to be a Frigate hauld on a Wind, when she made all sail in chase of us, which continued untill 5PM when we lose sight of her from Deck.
From the journal of the Privateer Armed Schooner Lawrence, July 6, 1814. Maryland Historical Magazine, Volume 3, Number 2, June 1908, p. 171-176.
on July 6,
These 24 hours commences with thick fog so we Can’t [Discern] one hundred yards Distant from us. Middle part same as above. Latter part thick fog. At 9 AM sounded but got no Batten.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.