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"Personne," of the Charleston Courier, in one of his lively letters from Norfolk giving the results of an interview he recently had with an officer captured at Fort Hatteras and released from Fort Warren, Boston, on parole, writes as follows: As soon as possible after their arrival, (1,050 men from Fort Lafayette,) the prisoners were divided into messes, varying in size and character according to the tastes and inclinations of the different individuals. The particular clique of Messrs. Slidell and Mason consisted of about forty-five, and embraced the principal officers, naval and military, and most prominent political prisoners in the fortress. The expense of this style of living, over the ordinary rations allowed, was fifty cents a day, and the aggregate being sent to the Boston markets secured many conveniences which the humble fare of the prison did not afford. Whatever a gentleman desired in the way of either food, clothing, or books, be could always have by a
A Confederate Colonel in Havana --He Predicts the Capture of Mason and Slidell.--The New Orleans True Delta publishes a very interesting letter from Havana, under date of December 26, from which we make the following extract: I have been much pleased with the active diplomacy of Colonel Charles J. Helm, who, although a private gentleman residing here, having no official recognition, has effected wonders for the advantage and just appreciation of the South abroad. Some days before the departure of Slidell and Mason on the Trent, he told me in confidence that they would be taken off of that by vessel Wilkes of the San Jacinto, as my letters to you about that time indicated. I ridiculed the idea. His words were in confidence, as he said: "For the cause of the South it was better that they should be made prisoners by that violennce than to proceed safely on their mission"--for which reason he would not communicate the information he had obtained through his agen