21st – Went to Town at day light and escorted with my Men Col Sterett’s Regt. on his way to Washington. Din’d at Home, Mr. Moore with us, afterwards walk’d to Mr. Peters ~ Mr. & Mrs. Wirgman call’d in the morng. & Mr. Nicols & Mr. Alexander in the evening – Wind chang’d last Night to N.W. and weater cool & pleasant today-
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, August 21, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.