25 – Fine warm day – Wind S.W. Thunder Storm last night & Rain ~ Went to Town return’d to dinner. Mrs. T. & Miss Meroney din’d with S./ Chase, Miss Betsey Chase & F. Bowly call’d in the evening for a few minutes ~ Rented Fromentines Field to P. Griffin for $150 until 1st October next ~ Commenc’d Planting Potatoes near the Gate on S.W. side of House ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, May 25, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.