Daily Archives: August 5, 2014

on August 5th
The first part of these 24 hours commences with moderate Breezes and cloudy Weather. All hands employed in getting things in order after the gale. At 6 PM saw a Schooner steering West. Made her out to be an American Privateer, did not speak her.

Latter Part, moderate Breezes and cloudy weather with light rains.

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