United States of America, their ships, vessels, goods, effects, and those of their citizens, during the pending of the war now existing between the said Confederate States and the said United States.
This commission to continue in force until revoked by the President of the Confederacy for the time being.
Given under my hand, and seal of the Confederate States, at Montgomery, 14th October, 1861. Jefferson Davis.
By the President: R. Toombs, Secretary of State.
Schedule of description.--Name, Beauregard; tons, 101 4-95; armament, one gun; number of crew, forty.
The following is a list of the officers of the sloop-of-war W. G. Anderson: Lieutenant Commanding--W. C. Rogers; Executive Officer--Henry C. Pitman; Second Executive Officer--Thomas Hutchinson; Sailing Master--William Bailey; Master's Mates--Warren Hallett, Robert C. Carey, Russell Davis.
The Anderson has six thirty-two pounders and one rifled cannon.
and a crew of one hundred and ten men. [See Doc. 172 1/2.]