1st August – Hot clear day Therm. 88 – Went to Town, saw the Frigate Java Launch’d, which was very beautiful – Mrs. T went to Town, took all the Children, and return’d to Dinner with Miss Meroney, S. Stewart & myself. Haul’d up 2nd Crop Clover ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, August 1, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.