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re placed on board the flag-ship Wabash, and about a week afterwards all, except Captain S., were sent to New York on board the steamer Vanderbilt. Capt. S., was retained, from his earnest entreaties to be allowed to join his family, who were in ill health and without a protector. They promised to land him, as he understood, but he was kept until Monday last, when he was allowed to purchase a row-boat from a vessel in port and to depart for home. Accompanied by a South Carolinian named John R. Smith, who was engaged as a workman in Fort Walker and taken prisoner at the time of its capture, he pushed off and succeeded in reaching this city Tuesday last. Capt. Stevenson, before his release, was required to take an oath not to bear arms against the United States in the present war. He says he was kindly treated when on board the flag-ship, and had no cause of complaint except of his quarters, which were those allotted to the sailors of the ship. He thinks there are about seventy-