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gate went ashore off Cape Henry beach on Monday evening. The Princes Anne Cavalry, on the beach, in attempting to render assistance, was fired at by the Quaker City. Five shots were fired and one bomb, the bomb bursting just over the head of Captain Fentress, of the cavalry, and came near killing several privates. Fortunately, however, no one was hurt. The Quaker City then steered in the direction of Old Point, where, it is thought, she went to get assistance to tow off the frigate. The fhipping in the harbor. Why this attack upon the cavalry by the Quaker City, we are at a less to determine, except it be jealousy to give aid first to a foreign vessel. She was at first supposed to be a French frigate, and was so reported by Capt. Fentress in his report; but Capt. Milligan, who went down to ascertain yesterday, reports her a Spanish frigate, just from Cuba. There were five men-of-war in the bay yesterday, probably there on account of the late showers in this section. A fl