on the Shenandoah.
On November 5 we made our second capture, the United States Schooner Charter Oak, from Boston for San Francisco, Captain Gilman, who had his wife and wife's sister, Mrs. Gage, and her little son Frank on board.
Captain Gilman surrendered $200 he had on board, which Captain Waddell gave to Mrs. Gilman and her sister.
The schooner, after transferring a good supply of canned fruits and vegetables, was burned.
November 8, captured the American bark D. G. Godfrey, Captain Hallett, from Boston for Valparaiso, which was burned.
Six of her crew shipped on the Shenandoah.
November 9, overhauled the Danish vessel Anna Jane and sent the prisoners from the Alina and Godfrey on her, giving a full supply of provisions for them and a chronometer (captured) as a present to the Danish captain.
November Io, captured the American Brig Susan, Captain Hansen, of New York, with coal from Cardiff for Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
This cargo was wanting in the notarial seal t