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The steamer Nina, Capt. Davis, left this port early yesterday, for Georgetown, S. C. Soon after getting to sea she was chased by a propeller, which gained on her rapidly and compelled her to return. Capt. Davis informs us that he saw five vessels near this place--one off Bull's Island, a second off Dewees, a third well off shore, and two near Ship Bar. One of them had a schooner without a fore-topmast in tow, which is supposed to be the same vessel that was noticed some days ago near Stono. Sale of a vessel. The Mercury thus records the sale of a brig in Charleston a few days ago: The herm. brig West Indian, of 320 tons, coppered and copper-fastened, built in Maryland four years ago, has been sold here for ten thousand dollars, cash. She is a fast sailer, and is ready for a voyage. She has been purchased, we are informed, for parties in Savannah. Gens. Beauregard and Johnston. The following sketches of these distinguished gentlemen we find in
Charleston Blockading Squadron, &c. Charleston, Oct. 22. --The Courier says that a change has taken place among the blockaders. The Roanoke is now the flag ship. Captain Dupont, who is to take command of the Southern coast, has not yet arrived. There is cause to believe that the schooner recently captured off Stono was the British schooner Alite, from the West Indies, with a cargo of molasses, fruit, &c., &c.