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ications. $5,702,337 Pensacola and its fortifications. Pensacola bay has rare properties as a harbor. It is now accessible to frigaation, and a place of rendezvous and repair. The upper arms of Pensacola bay receive the Yellow Water or Pea river, Middle river and Escambi a mile wide.--The west point of this island is at the mouth of Pensacola bay. The latter is not over one and a quarter mile wide. Fort Pickens. The principal means of defence to the mouth of Pensacola bay and the naval station is Fort Pickens. This fort is a first classilities for a hostile fleet to lie in safety. All the forts in Pensacola Bay are ere this garrisoned by Alabama troops, who were invited theated on Foster's Bank, and guards the west side of the mouth of Pensacola bay. It is a bastioned fort, built of brick masonry, with walls twters, magazines, &c. Fort Barrancas is on the north of Pensacola bay, and directly fronting the entrance to its mouth. The work is