6th – Cloudy day, but no Rain, Wind N.E. Went to Town, din’d with Lloyd Rogers at Mrs. Wests~ Dan. Fitzhugh came out in the evg. Paid Vache $12 in full for last month.
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, August 6, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
on August 6th
The first part of these 24 hours commences with fresh breezes and rainy Weather.
Middle part. Heavy Gales and rainy weather. Took in and made sail as occasion recquired.
Latter part more moderate, made Sail, cloudy, could get no observation this day.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.