Latt 45° 49′ N., Long 14° 39′ W. At half past 10 P M found ourselves along side of a Frigate; at the same time could see her lights through her Ports. Immediately Haul’d on a Wind and in a very short time lost sight of her. We were 41 days cruising from Latt 40° 43′ to 51° CO’, occasionally making the Land, from Skillings to Cape Clear, and went as far up the Channel as the Nymph’s Bank.
From the journal of the Privateer Armed Schooner Lawrence, May 3, 1814. Maryland Historical Magazine, Volume 3, Number 2, June 1908, p. 171-176.