The nature of these papers has not transpired, they being tightly sealed and addressed to the Secretary of the Navy.
Some of the prisoners represent some of the first families of the South.
Below is a complete list of their names.
Maj. H. Borland, C. S. A., Serg't Carlo Patti, C. S. A; Surgeon T. T. Pratt, C. S. A., (all of Gen'l Slaughter's Staff;) Geo A. Preston, C. S. A., (Gen K. Smith's Staff;) T. B. McDonough, H. Forrest, M. B. Moses, S. Fernandez, Wm. Eaton, Richard Farrel, Thomas Murray, Thos Fillcock, Augustus Sky, Capt S. W. Abels, Capt Geo E. Blakesley, First Mate J. S. Scott, Second Mate F. A. Gunby, James Humphrey, Edward Brown, Henry Tapley, James Byrnes, John Stewart, William Tennellis, Daniel Hill, John Brown, Geo Williams, Capt E. Williams, Fred Bell, James Smith, John Adams.
Geo M. Self, Adam Young, D. J. Parker, John McMullin, Daniel May, John R. Cruis, Thos B. Adams, Jas E. Bishop, Alexander, (negro servant,) Charles, (negro servant,) Richard Riley.