federate Government to the Courts of England and France; the other two were Messrs. Eustis and McFarland, attaches to the commissioners.
The Trent was one of a linanied by his family, consisting of his wife, four children and a servant, and Mr. Eustis by his wife and servants.
The Trent left Havana about 8 o'clock, a. m., onand Mr. Mason, were known to be on board, as also two other gentlemen (naming Mr. Eustis and Mr. McFarland), and that the orders were to take and carry them on board fterward Mr. Mason, repeated that his orders were to take them, together with Mr. Eustis and McFarland, and carry them on board his ship, which orders he must executempelled by the employment of actual force greater than they could resist; and Mr. Eustis and Mr. McFarland united with them in expressing a like purpose.
Your obedient servants, John Slidell, J. M. Mason, George Eustis, J. E. Mcfarland. Captain Charles Wilkes, Commanding U. S. S. San Jacinto,