Europe were now under the principal direction of Commodore Samuel Barron, senior officer at Paris.
Barron, having no further use for the Georgia, sent her to Liverpool in May, 1864, to be disposed of by Bulloch.
She was sold on June 1st to Mr. Edwin Bates, a Liverpool merchant, who took her under a bill of sale signed by Bulloch.
After the transfer was completed, the ship was chartered by the Portuguese Government, and she set out on her voyage to Lisbon.
At the instance of Mr. Adams, the N and, learning the proposed destination of the Georgia, took measures to intercept her. Meeting her outside of Lisbon, Craven seized her and sent her into Boston, where she was condemned.
The claim for damages subsequently entered on behalf of Mr. Bates before the Mixed Commission at Washington was unanimously disallowed.
The members of the Liverpool firm which had been engaged in fitting out the Georgia and securing her crew were afterward indicted under the Foreign Enlistment Act, and, be