Running down to Leward, on the North side of the Island, spoke the Sweedish Ship Creole, Bergman, Master, from Messina to the Havanna. Cargo, Wine, Oil &c &c. All day in sight of the Island. 14th. All this day in sight of St Domingo. At noon Old Cape Francois bore W B S 5 leagues.
From the journal of the Privateer Armed Schooner Lawrence, July 13, 1814. Maryland Historical Magazine, Volume 3, Number 2, June 1908, p. 171-176.