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The Daily Dispatch: October 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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of Pamlico Sound, but only stated that he had counted twenty-odd vessels of all descriptions, including eight steamers, at anchor near Hatteras, while returning from his usual cruise of observation on the 6th and 7th inst. About twenty negroes made their escape Monday night from their owners living on the Tanner's Creek road, near this city. They stole a large fishing boat, and no doubt escaped to Fortress Monroe. I learn that Mr. Wm. H. Talbot has lost four; Captain Hancock, one R. H. Wilkins, one; W. W. Hawkins, two; D. Simmons, two; W. J. Denby, two; besides others, whose names and losses I cannot give. Some of these negroes are very valuable, and the loss falls heavily upon their owners, who are known to have been remarkably kind to them. They have gone to their worst enemies, and will soon sorely regret their course in leaving comfortable homes and kind masters to be enslaved and compelled to work hard for a miserable pittance, even if they should not die of the small-p