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.
20th March – Sunday Fine cool day Wind about 10 A.M. fresh at N.W. Mrs. T. and three children went to Town, to stay a few days at Mr. Wirgmans. Edw. & Jo. Patterson call’d in the forenoon after which I rode to the Meadows and Furley where I din’d, in the evg. John VanWyck, Wm. Sterett, & Alex Stewart rode out & sat half an Hour~ Great many Wild Pigeons flying ~
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, March 20, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.