22nd May – Sunday – Fine cool day Wind N.W. Took a ride on my new Horse Roderick, and I like him very much – S. Sterett, Jas. Sterett and H. Moore din’d with us, and F. Bowly, Eliza & Maria Peters drank Tea & Staid all Night ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, May 22, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.