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August 27
These 24 hours commences with moderate Breezes and hazy weather. At 6 PM got through with the Brig. Saw a sail bearing S & E. Made sail in chase. At 8 PM came up with and captured the Russian Ketch Gute Gisellschaft. Capt. Brinkman, from Lisbon bound to Plymouth (Eng.) cargo government store, for the British (Bread & Flour). Hove a great part of the cargo overboard and gave the Neptal up. Latter part hands employed in ships duty.

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