February 14th
Latitude 12, Longitude 57, 55 at 6 A.M. discovered a sail to the SE made all sail in chase. At 8, when within one mile and a half, hauled our wind, as we made her out to be a frigate, she immediately made sail in chase of us, but we soon lost sight of her.

From the journal of the Chasseur, excerpted in Baltimore American, June 2, 1814. Maryland Historical Society.

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