Sept. 29th
These 24 hours commences with fresh gales, and squally. The watch employed in fitting the Fore Rigging. At 4 PM wove ship head. as p. Log—at 5 PM made sail.

Middle part light breezes and clear.

Latter part light winds and cloudy. Nothing in sight. Watch employed at ships’ duty.

(Ed.: Lunar Symbol [longitude]) 34..26 W.

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

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