on August 8th
This 24 hours Commences with moderate Breezes and Cloudy Weather. At 5 PM saw a sail bearing SW by W. Made sail in chase at 8 PM lost sight of the chase in the dark.
Middle part light winds and cloudy weather.
Latter part same. Nothing in sight at 4 AM—At 11 AM saw 2 sail. Gave chase, soon discovered them to be the Frigate and Brig & left them & hauled to the Southward.
From the Schooner Mammoth Logs, 1814. MS 3082, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Maryland Historical Society.