7 Sept. Cool & pleasant day, Wind W. Went to Town, din’d at S. Steretts – afterwards drill’d in the Meadow – Mrs. T went to Furley intending to stay all Night, W.B. very unwell
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, September 6, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
These 24 hours commences with light airs & cloudy. Watch employed about the Sails & Rigging.
Middle part same as first.
Latter part same. At 6 AM saw 2 sail on our Weather quarter. Made sail in chase and cleared ship for action.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.