8 – Weather very fine – Went to Town & found our four Sons, who all arriv’d last night from Hagers Town in good Health & slept at Mr. Steretts. Mrs. T. went to Town & return’d home to Dinner. I din’d at Mr. Rob. Gilmores for the first time –
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, October 8, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.
3rd – Saw my sons in the Hagers Town Stage at 3 O’Clock this morning at Ellicotts Mills all in fine Spirits, and return’d Home to breakfast, afterwards Mrs. T accompanied me to Town, and both return’d Home to Dinner – Planted Canteloups & Corn