19 – Fine day, went to Town – Gen. Scott arriv’d to take command of this District, accompanied him to the Fort – Din’d at Mrs. Wests. Gen Smith resign’d – Sent to Hamapton for a Cow & Calf
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, October 19, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
First part fresh Breezes and squally—nothing in sight, took in and made sail as necessary—at 2 PM hove too.
Middle part heavy gales and a (cross?) sea, laying too under 3 reefs in the Foresail.
Latter part more moderate but a heavy sea on. Nothing in sight.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.