Sept. 17th
These 24 hours commences with fresh Gales and cloudy. At 8 PM light breezes & a heavy sea, at 10 nearly calm, split the Mainsail, got it down & the sail makers to work repairing it, at Midnight got it mended & up again.

Middle part fresh gales and a heavy sea, as before.

Latter part more moderate but a heavy head sea on, got a good observation.

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

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