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Doc. 170.-the Barque Alvarado. The Fernandina Floridian of the 7th of August has the following statement in relation to this vessel, which was captured by the Jeff. Davis: On Monday last our town became greatly excited, by receiving the intelligence that two vessels were in sight of our bar, one of them being pursued by the other. About ten o'clock a messenger arrived in town from the beach, bringing the intelligence that one of the vessels, a large barque, was beached, and that her crew had come ashore. Soon the drum was beating to arms, and in a short time the Fernandina Volunteers, Island City Guards, and also the private citizens, were armed and on their way to the scene of action. After arriving at the beach, we learned that the vessel ashore was the barque Alvarado, a prize captured by the privateer Jeff. Davis, and she was, by order, making for our town. The prize crew consisted of eight men, the captain of which was a Savannah pilot; they came ashore and brought