Daily Archives: August 8, 2014

on August 8th
This 24 hours Commences with moderate Breezes and Cloudy Weather. At 5 PM saw a sail bearing SW by W. Made sail in chase at 8 PM lost sight of the chase in the dark.

Middle part light winds and cloudy weather.

Latter part same. Nothing in sight at 4 AM—At 11 AM saw 2 sail. Gave chase, soon discovered them to be the Frigate and Brig & left them & hauled to the Southward.

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