Daily Archives: August 1, 2014

on August 1st
First part of these 24 hours commences with fresh Gales and cloudy weather. With light rain, at 8 PM squally took on sail as required.
Middle part same as first.

Latter part more moderate. At 10 AM set the Fore Topsail close reefed. At 11:30 saw a sail bearing East, and on a wind to the SSW at 12 AM got the main sail reefed, and set the Jib and Jib Beam in [?]. No observations this day.

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