on July 26th
The first part of these 24 hours commences with fresh breezes and clear weather. At 3 PM came up with and captured the British Brig Ainsley, Capt. Jackson from Quebec bound to Barbados, loaded with Lumber and 25 horses. Took out the Prisoners in number, two 9M cannonade, and about 80 round shot, and several small articles and scuttled her. At 10 got through with the Brig and scuttled her and filled away. Head. as P. log. Latter part fresh Breezes and foggy weather… No obs.n this day.

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

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