July 12,
The first half of these 24 hours commences with light winds and cloudy weather. At 2 PM got out the Boat and stopped the shot hole in the Starboard quarter; Sent down the Main Topsail repaired it and sent it up again, lying too, at 8 PM. Filled away and reefed the Fore Topsail.

Middle part fresh breezes and squally with rain.

Latter part fresh breezes and clear weather. at 9 AM set the Foresail. People employed doing ships duty.

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

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