12 – Wind chang’d last Night to N.W. and this day delightfully clear & cool, went to Town, return’d to Dinner, made a Stack of Hay & commenc’d cutting oats at the Meadows ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, July 12, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
Made the East end of Saint Domingo.
From the journal of the Privateer Armed Schooner Lawrence, July 12, 1814. Maryland Historical Magazine, Volume 3, Number 2, June 1908, p. 171-176.
The first half of these 24 hours commences with light winds and cloudy weather. At 2 PM got out the Boat and stopped the shot hole in the Starboard quarter; Sent down the Main Topsail repaired it and sent it up again, lying too, at 8 PM. Filled away and reefed the Fore Topsail.
Middle part fresh breezes and squally with rain.
Latter part fresh breezes and clear weather. at 9 AM set the Foresail. People employed doing ships duty.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.