October 17th
These 24 hours commences fresh Breezes & cloudy weather. The ship still in chase, at 6 PM the ship gave up the chase & hauled her wind to the South. At 8 PM took in Studding sails & Squaresail & hauled our wind to the South.

Middle and latter part moderate winds and a smooth sea. Nothing in sight.

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

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