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said that the first question he asked the guard showed that he supposed he was about to land at Newport News. It is quite probable, therefore, that he had been detained until an unseasonable hour on board of one of the ships in the Roads, and in attempting to land at Newport News, was driven by the wind, which was blowing quite strong from the Northeast across the river and over to Pig Point. It is rumored that this prisoner is related to Senator Hale, of New Hampshire, and also to Gideon Wells, the Federal Secretary of War. He is confined in jail in Portsmouth. The steamer Arrow went to the Roads on Saturday, with a flag of truce of course, taking down a number of passengers. The Federal steamer Huntingdon met her, and the passengers were landed at the Fort. Wool requested that no more flags should be sent down for the present. There are, as I have before stated, a large number of vessels in Hampton Roads, including about twenty steamers, mostly gunboats. There ar