Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Captain Thompson: “Purchas’d this day Mr. D. A. Smiths Interest in the Merino Sheep”

Captain Thompson: “Purchas’d this day Mr. D. A. Smiths Interest in the Merino Sheep”

22nd – More Rain last Night which continued at intervals nearly all this day, Wind East – Roads very bad- Went to Town return’d to Dinner – Purchas’d this day Mr. D. A. Smiths Interest in the Merino Sheep recd. from him 16th Nov. last, they are now all my own & consist of 2 Rams, 20 Ewes and 19 Lambs, all in fine condition and very Healthy-

From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, April 22,…

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Monday, April 21, 2014

Captain Thompson: “Mr. Williams call’d to see his Sheep”

Captain Thompson: “Mr. Williams call’d to see his Sheep”

21st – Rain’d all Night & nearly all day Wind N.E. – Went to Town & din’d with Mrs. Wirgman – Mr. Williams call’d to see his Sheep.

From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, April 21, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.

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Chasseur: Ship’s log, April 21st

Chasseur: Ship’s log, April 21st

April 21st
Cape St. Mary’s bearing NE. distant 18 miles, captured the Maltese poladre rigged ship Joanna from Constantinople, to Lisbon, mounting 6 guns, with a cargo of wheat and barely, supposed to be worth 80,000 dollars; scuttled her and kept her boats in tow until morning. At 8 A.M. the town of Lago bearing n. n. e. distant 3 miles, gave them up to the prisoners. 40 in number, and permitted…

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Thanks to Steve Earley for sharing these great photographs of our Barclay by Foot tour led by Jenny Hope from the Telesis Corporation! Enjoy his whole set on Flickr and get inspired to join us for another upcoming Baltimore by Foot walking tours this spring.

Photos: “We didn’t paint them beige” Rowhouses on Barclay by Foot #bmore1814 Thanks @stephencearley for the shots! Thanks to Steve Earley for sharing these great photographs of our Barclay by Foot tour led by Jenny Hope from the Telesis Corporation!
Sunday, April 20, 2014

Captain Thompson: “People cutting Posts at Fortune”

Captain Thompson: “People cutting Posts at Fortune”

20 – Fine morning but commenc’d raining at 12 O’Clock & continued all the evening – Went to Town return’d to Dinner. People cutting Posts at Fortune ~

From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, April 20, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Captain Thompson: “haul away all the Thorns from hedge cut down”

Captain Thompson: “haul away all the Thorns from hedge cut down”

19th – Cloudy day – Wind East ~ Did not go to Town but to the meadows with all hands to clear a way for new Fence next the run & haul away all the Thorns from hedge cut down – Mr. Alex Brown & C. Wirgman call’d at Clifton in the evening – Fred haul’d 4 loads Rails~

From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, April 19, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.

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