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pt up by wagon trains. The Colorado and Niagara are still thundering away at the Barrancas and Fort McRae. five O'clock.--Another gentleman from just below says that it was reported among the outer camps that the wife of a sergeant-major had been killed in the yard. A despatch says our guns and batteries have suffered no injury. The firing is still heavy on both sides. The frigates have changed their position, and are not discernible from the city. Pensacola, Saturday noon, Nov. 23, 1861. The bombardment commenced again this morning from the enemy's side at eleven o'clock. Our batteries instantly replied, and ever since there has been incessant firing, but with what effect we are unable to ascertain, as there has been no reliable messenger from the yard. Of course there are rumors, and absurd ones at that, flying in every direction. Our loss up to the present time is only five killed and twelve wounded. The loss has been generally at Fort McRae. Col. Villipigue, o
ng to the Government of the Union, which you have the honor to command. There exist, besides, international laws, that every civilized nation scrupulously observes, and which I need scarcely recall to you, Mons. le Commandant, nor to the Commandant of the Sumter. Accept, Mons. le Commandant, the assurance of my most distinguished consideration. Le Admiral, Gouverneur de la Martinique, etc. Monsieur le Commandant de la Iroquois. U. S. S. Iroquois, off St. Pierre, Martinique, November 23, 1861. sir: I think it is well in my present provoking and anxious position to keep the Government informed by whatever opportunity may offer. It is now the ninth day that I have been blockading the Sumter. She lies still at the wharf, surrounded by more or less of a crowd day and night, all anxious for her escape, sympathizing with their fellow Frenchmen of the State of Louisiana, to which State they believe the Sumter to belong. The authorities, from the Governor down, I believe to