9 – Fine cool day – Wind N.W. Went to see the Militia Review’d by Gen. Winder, thence to Town and Home to Dinner ~ Aug. & mary Sterett, Sally & Eliza Peters & Miss McFadon call’d in the evg, also Jn. Thomas, who staid all Night
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, August 9, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
on August 9th
The first part of these 24 hours commences with moderate Breezes and clear weather.
Middle part same as first.
Latter part same—Watch employed in ship’s duty.
Long. By O(Ed.: Lunar Symbol) A [?] 30…53…15
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.