ritain is a nation from whom nothing like payment could have been exacted, but the concurrence of the English Commissioners was based on that high sense of justice and fair-play which is the ruling characteristic of the Anglo-Saxon race.
Commander Sernmes, after spending a few days in Liverpool, collecting his officers and making financial arrangements, departed on the 13th of August, 1862, in the steamer Bahama, to join the 290.
Commander James D. Bullock, formerly of the U. S. Navy, accds about the 1st of October, when the winter gales begin to blow, and food for the whales becomes scarce.
The whales then migrate to other feeding grounds, and are followed up by their pursuers.
It was now in the early days of September, and Sernmes had but a few weeks left in which to accomplish his purpose of striking a blow at the whale fishery of the United States, which had for years been carried on in these peaceful latitudes.
The people pursuing this industry had no idea that there