2 – Sunday – Very fine day indeed – Fanny Bowly & Doct. Gibson came out to breakfast – Mr. S. Sterett to Dinner, after which I rode with him to Mr. J. Steretts-
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, October 2, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
First of these 24 hours commences as fresh gales & Flying Clouds. Nothing in sight, made & took in sail as necessary
Middle part fresh breeze, and Flying Clouds. Made & took in sail as necessary.
Latter part Same, Watch employed at ships’ duty.
(Ed.: Lunar Symbol [longitude]) 42..55 W
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.