First of these 24 hours commences fresh breezes and hazy. At 1 PM filled away. At 3 PM saw a Brig bearing North. Gave chase. At 7 PM strong gales and lazy weather. Lost sight of her.
Middle part heavy gales, gave up the chase. At 1 AM lay too under the Foresail with 2 reefs in it.
Latter part more moderate. At 8 AM wove ship & made sail accordingly.
(Ed.: Lunar Symbol [longitude]) 45..18 W
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.