Sept. 8th
These 24 hours commences with light breezes and moderate Weather. Several sail in sight. At 7 PM spoke a Swedish Brig from Stockholm, bound to Alacant. Cargo Straw and hemp, at 9 AM spoke a Russian Galliot from St. Petersburg, bound to Maderia, cargo, wheat. A Brig in sight made all sail in chase. Longitude by Looner 9.57.30 [?]

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

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