26 – Fine warm day, went to Town, rode through Camp with Gen. Scott, afterwards din’d at his Quarters & accompanied him to the Theatre in the evening – Mrs. T. walk’d to & from Town –
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, October 26, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
First part moderate breezes and clear pleasant weather, nothing in sight. Watch Employed about the rigging &.
Middle part moderate Breezes and clear weather. Made sail accordingly.
Latter part same. At 9 AM saw a ship bearing NNW which immediately gave chase to us. Tacked ship & made sail.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.