Daily Archives: July 24, 2014

on July 24
These 24 commences with light winds and foggy weather. Tried the current at 6 o’clock and found it setting to ENE 1 ½ miles per hour. At 4 AM saw three sail of [?] to windward; made sail in chase. At 11 AM came up with one a Brig bound from Trinity [?] to [?] in Ballast. Took out the prisoners 10 in number and burnt her. Foggy [?]. at 12 fell in with the Brig Urania Capt. Clunie from [?], took out the prisoners, 10 in number & burnt her, as neither of them had any cargo in—at 3 PM filling away.

From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.