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the foot of St. Philip street, which had steam and was getting aboard a large quantity of provisions and gunpowder. The following order was issued to Major Paul E. Theard by Adjutant General Grivot: Instructions to Major Paul E. Theard: You will proceed with your detachment on board of the steamboat Yankee, and gMajor Paul E. Theard: You will proceed with your detachment on board of the steamboat Yankee, and go down to Forts St. Philip and Jackson, where you will demand of the persons in charge of the forts to surrender them; and you will take possession of the same in the name of the State of Louisiana.--Haul down the United States flags, if floating there, and hoist the Pelican flag from Fort Jackson. Place Captain St. Paul, with thd order must be exacted by you. By order of His Excellency, Thomas O. Moore, Governor of the State of Louisiana. M. Grivot, Adj't. General. The troops assembled on board, forming the detachment, numbered 166, according to the roll furnished Gen. Palfrey, which, with Maj. Theard and his staff, made it about 170.