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hip, says the Charleston Courier, which we announced yesterday ashore near Folly Island, was burned on Tuesday afternoon by the Federal fleet now off this bar. Captain Allen, his officers, crew, and three passengers, reached here in boats yesterday evening. They gave us the following information: The Thomas Watson sailed from. After daylight discovered seven blockading vessels five near by and two in the offing. One of the former, a small steamer, soon came towards the ship, when Captain Allen and crew had to abandon his vessel and take to the boats, in which they went to Cole's Island. About half-past 7 o'clock A. M., the boats of the squadron boarded the Watson and took possession. Her sails, and other articles that were convenient, were taken and boated to the fleet. During the day Captain Allen left Cole's Island and proceeded to Folly Island beach, where he had a good look out, and where he anxiously watched the operations of the vandals. About midday one of the steam
nquiries which have been made of us concerning the disposal of Mrs. Keith, we will state that after remaining in jail several days, she was discharged by an order from Gen. Winder, at whose instance she was arrested the second time. Upon her discharge she appeared in the apparel of her sex, and we suppose will not again soon undertake to play the "bowld soger boy." She immediately left here, Dr. Memphis, which she claimed as her home. More Vandilisy The private residence of Col. J. W. Allen, in Jefferson county, commandant of the 2d in Jefferson county, commandant of the 2d Virginia regiment, has been burnt by the incendiary torch. There are many in that section who seem to be suffering because of their faulty to the South. The Potomac closed — the injury to the Pawnes. From the Fredericksburg Recorder, of the 18th, we take the following in relation to the recent engagements which have taken place on the Potomac: The firing on Tuesday was erronceusly stated
A duel in Kentucky. Nashville, Oct. 19. --Dr. Allen and a gentleman named Long, both from Shelby county, Ky., fought a duel at the Horse Cave, on the 16th inst., The affair was honorably adjusted after the first fire. "Nobody hurt."