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does not order a retreat. Such are a few items we have gathered from those recently from Florida. We forgot to mention that the steamer St. Mary's, Captain Freeborn, is safe in the St. John's river. It is said she has been taken far up that river and there sunk by her gallant Captain. Had it not been for the sagacity of Captain Freeborn, the St. Mary's would have been taken on Sunday morning, when the first Federal steamer made her appearance, flying a French flag in distress.--It was proposed to him to go out to the assistance of this pretendedly distressed steamer. Captain Freeborn took a good look at her through his glass, and quickly obserCaptain Freeborn took a good look at her through his glass, and quickly observed that he was not to be caught in that way, because he was sure she was a Yankee build. It was then that Lieutenant-Colonel Holland and eight men put off to her in a boat, and were caught and taken prisoners by this base stratagem of the unscrupulous Yankee. The troops not to be withdrawn. Rumors have been current that