October 12th
First part light breezes and moderate, nothing in sight. Watch Employed in putting thing to right.

Middle part light airs and pleasant weather.

Latter part same. At 7 AM saw a ship standing to the Eastward. All the watch Employed in repairing the Mainsail. At 10 AM saw a ship to windward.

From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.

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