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me indicated. I ridiculed the idea. His words were in confidence, as he said: "For the cause of the South it was better that they should be made prisoners by that violennce than to proceed safely on their mission"--for which reason he would not communicate the information he had obtained through his agents — but the morning of their departure, he told the guests at the hotel where he resides, that they certainly would be captured; that it had been decided upon between Shufeldt and Capt. Wilkes before the San Jacinto left this port. None believed it; but I was more obdurate than others. Events have justified his knowledge. His rooms, through the day, are thronged with gentlemen seeking information on various affairs connected with the South, and all goes blythe as a marriage bell. I do not know whether he has funds or credits provided by the Confederate States, but he finds money in abundance to pay all his agents for good services. Shufeldt does nothing in uttering li