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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

March 14. 1777
Today the Raisonable in company with the Augusta sailed upon a cruise. One of our boys spied her from an open port and called several others over to look. At the sight of her they set up a chorus of boos and insults to such an extent that it alarmed our sentries, they thinking that we were getting up a riot or attempting an escape. Several armed marines came down to our deck and our people were promptly quieted.

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