re Hollins' account.
At 6 o'clock A. M., June 18, 1861, I left Baltimore on the Mary Washington, a steamboat running to the Patuxent.
On th myself), of seizing the Saint Nicholas, a boat running between Baltimore and Washington, and manning her with volunteers, and then to takehe draft and Colonel Thomas took the Patuxent boat and went on to Baltimore and Philadelphia to purchase the arms, etc. I directed him to get I landed them and gave permission to all who wished to return to Baltimore to do so. Few returned, as nearly all were on their way South; an the brig Monticello, from Rio, loaded with coffee, and bound for Baltimore.
I merely captured her, taking the crew on board the Saint Nichof secession flags were made.
I next captured another vessel from Baltimore, loaded with coal, bound for Boston—a most fortunate prize, as I n of that city, the government ascertained the price of coffee in Baltimore and paid Messrs. Spence & Reid twelve cents a pound, and sold it