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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., chapter 48 (search)
bama had finished coaling, signal was made from the high peaks of the island that two large American whalers had hove — to and were sending boats on shore. Semmes immediately got up steam and proceeded in search of his prey. The Confederate cruiser was soon alongside, and no time was lost in determining their fate. The Lafayette, of New Bedford, in the course of an hour, was burning brightly, much to the amusement of the robbers and murderers on shore. The other prize, the Kate Cory, of Westport, was retained to act as a cartel and convey the one hundred and ten prisoners on board the Alabama to the United States. By 7 P. M. the Alabama again anchored in the harbor with her prize, without any objection from the Governor, yet the Government of Brazil subsequently pretended to be very indignant at the violation of neutrality whereby the Confederate cruiser Florida was taken from one of her ports. There was no end to the indignities heaped upon the United States and its commerce