First part commences fresh Breezes and pleasant weather. Sail set to the best advantage, nothing in sight. At 7 PM fresh Breezes & a heavy sea on.
Middle part moderate Breezes and cloudy weather with a heavy head sea.
Latter part same, at 7 AM saw a sail on the weather quarter, made sail from him, at 11 moderate Breezes and a heavy sea. Pitched away the Main yard & sprung the Fore Topsail yd. Got them down to repair again.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.