8 – Rainy morning, but clear’d up during the day with Wind at N.W. Went to Town, return’d to Dinner, and afterwards took Mrs. T. to Furley. One of my Merino Ewes had a Lamb today, which is very unexpected, and by no means desirable, it is a Ram. D. Fitzhugh came out in the evg.
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, August 8, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.