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The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Federal launch on the Attakapas Coast — capture of the Confederate Schr. Purdy. (search)
g frigate Santee: Last Friday morning, the 29th inst., the Confederate schooner Purdy, Capt. Collins, while lying at the mouth of Belle Isle bayou, was suddenly boarded by eight Lincolnites froeach. They also had a 3-pounder aboard ready for action. The Purdy had on board three men, Capt. Collins, John Denniston and M. B. Gordy, and a small boy. They had three double-barrel shot guns, a hich was below. The captain of the launch demanded the surrender of the Purdy, and when Capt. Collins cocked his gun, and stated that he doubted whether he would accede to the demand, all the Liuns were promptly leveled upon him and his companions preparatory to enforcing the request. Capt. Collins saw the folly of resisting under the circumstances, and reluctantly permitted the piratical Belle Isle with the sloop Florida, belonging J. M. Wafford, and had with him two other men. Capt. Collins and his men immediately joined them and they started to recapture the Purdy. They were badl
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ex-Governor Stewart knocked down and his hands tied behind him. (search)
The stabbing affair. --Daniel Workman and Cornelius Collins, who were arrested on Friday afternoon upon a charge of stabbing Daniel Sullivan, were arraigned before the Mayor on Saturday. Captain Wilkinson stated that Sullivan pointed out Workman at the station house as the man who stabbed him, but no other evidence was then in court. Sullivan had been carried to the poor-house hospital, and it was stated that his injuries were not dangerous. Workman remarked to the Mayor that he did thivan pointed out Workman at the station house as the man who stabbed him, but no other evidence was then in court. Sullivan had been carried to the poor-house hospital, and it was stated that his injuries were not dangerous. Workman remarked to the Mayor that he did the stabbing; that Sullivan struck him several times and refused to desist, when he took a small knife from his pocket and cut him. The Mayor discharged Collins from custody and remanded the other for further examination to-day.