8 May Sunday – Fine cool day Wind N.W. Rode over to the Meadows. Mr. Oliver paid me a visit. Mrs. T & Miss Merony walk’d to Church and din’d at P. Wirgmans. S. Sterett and his son George, also Wm. Courtenay din’d with me, afterwards Mr. Allen, Koning & Jo. Sterett call’d and sat an Hour. Sent to Town for a Gray Horse purchas’d for me by Mr. Allen ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, May 8, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.