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Coolness. --We understand that the agents of the New York and Charleston Line of Steamships have detained the Columbia, Jas. Adger and Marion, and pressed them into the service of the Administration at New York. The capital invested in these boats is about $700,000. The proportion owned in Charleston is about $500,000, or over. The proportion owned in New York is about $200,000. Without the consent of the Charleston owners, they have quietly taken possession and kept all the vessels of the line, except the Nashville. They have not got possession of the latter, because the Charleston owners had very good reason why it should not return to New York, as it might be added to the other seizures. This stands in very bold contrast with their talk of our seizure of the Marion. The Marion was not, in fact, seized at all. With the consent of the owners it was taken into the service of the State for a limited time, and the State repaid the owners for the use of the boat at the
d turn upon Cincinnati. Let the border cities alone; the border States will manage them. Give yourselves no concern about the Southern cities, especially Charleston, Savannah and New Orleans. We are wide awake all along here. We have a great General out here operating against Lincoln and Scott--General Climate. Besides, we have General Watchfulness and General Bravery. The Virginians here are mostly old men.--Capt. Shirley Carter Turner, for many years the noble Commander of the "James Adger" steamer, from this port to New York, had several brothers in the Navy and Army of the United States. All have resigned but one, and he is out of the country. Capt. Turner belongs to the old Virginia Carters, of Shirley, and a nobler specimen of Virginia's best blood does not live on the green earth. His health is bad and his means limited, and his family, which is large and young, is dependent on his daily toil. The Captain said to me yesterday, with great emotion, "if any good man w