you gave it to me for doing so.
I had intended to have visited Mr. Blake, an Eng lish gentleman for whom I had a letter, on his Combahee p the land about Charleston belongs either to Blakes or Heywards.
Mr. Blake lost thirty negroes in the last raid, but he has lost since the b.
Mr. Robertson afterwards took me to see Mrs.----, who is Mr. Walter Blake's daughter.
To me, who had roughed it for ten weeks to such ar submit to the Emperor of China than return to the Union.
Mr. Walter Blake arrived soon after dinner; he had come up from his plantation alculable amount of property, and carry off hundreds of negroes.
Mr. Blake got off very cheap, having only lost twentyfour this time, but henegroes, and a Mr. Kirkland was totally ruined.
At 7 P. M. M r. Blake and I called at the office of General Ripley, to whom Mr. Blake, noMr. Blake, notwithstanding that he is an Englishman of nearly sixty years of age, had served as aid-de-camp during some of the former operations against C