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uracoa we heard that the Sumter had been at Trinidad, and had left there steering west. We left Curacoa on the 2d September, steering northeast, and arrived in St. Thomas on the 5th of the same month, chasing and boarding vessels on the way, by which we found that the Sumter had not been heard of for some time on the Spanish Main. At St. Thomas we heard that the Sumter had gone into Surinam (Dutch Guayana) on the 20th of August. We hustled three hundred and fifty tons of coal on board, and sailed immediately in chase. On the 10th September we communicated with the American consul at Barbadoes, and learned by a mail (that day received) that the Sumter h a Confederate privateer wandering over the ocean, (unmolested,) destroying our commerce, is very bad indeed. We must remedy it without delay. Having returned to the north, taking the track of China traders, and looking out carefully for vessels, we arrived in St. Thomas on the 9th of October. Respectfully yours, Q. E. D.
f the month in the English steamer Trent for St. Thomas, on their way to England. I made up my miable position on the route of the steamer to St. Thomas to intercept her and take them out. On ththe mail steamer Trent, bound from Havana to St. Thomas, whilst hove — to under our guns on the 8th ken their passage at Havana in the packet to St. Thomas, and would satisfy myself whether they were he Trent, Capt. Moir, bound to the island of St. Thomas, the Trent being one of the regular mail andel plying between Vera Cruz, the Havana, and St. Thomas, carrying the mail by contract. The agenthe 16th of October I saw the San Jacinto off St. Thomas? I cannot remember now whether it was on ththat the San Jacinto had been to Havana from St. Thomas; that she had coaled there, and that two of the San Jacinto to New York. We arrived at St. Thomas on the 10th of October, and found the Powhatt of her returning there. The Iroquois left St. Thomas on the 13th, and we on the 14th of October, [4 more...]
Pierre, Martinique, Nov. 17, 1861. sir: I addressed a letter to the Department on the 11th inst., upon my arrival at St. Thomas. On the day following, in the midst of coaling, a mail steamer arrived, bringing information that the Sumter had juswant of signals from the shore to give us notice of her departure. I am also in want of coal, and shall send over to St. Thomas to-morrow for a supply, as well as provisions, stores, &c., for when I left I did not bargain for this blockade. Ther. I regret to give the government so long and unsatisfactory a letter, but must avail myself of the opportunity for St. Thomas, which offers to-morrow. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, James S. Palmer, Commandwhich way to steer. Something like smoke being reported to seaward, I determined to start out, taking the direction to St. Thomas, to which place I was anxious to return, ere the vessel with our coals and provisions should leave, and thus check at l