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tral waters, and especially in the face of her enemy. Captain Winslow's request was refused, and the prisoners were not permte to Mr. Bonfils, our agent, requesting him to inform Captain Winslow, through the United States Consul, that if he would wavalry being past, perhaps it would be unfair to charge Captain Winslow with deceit in withholding from me the fact that he mes, too, when it came afterward to describe the engagement, Winslow seemed to have gauged his countrymen correctly, when he ciberal and fair than some of its congeners, thus speaks of Winslow's device:—Availing himself of an ingenious expedient for tnning past the rebel forts on the Mississippi in 1862, Captain Winslow had hung all his spare anchor cable over the midship so doubt that a great many more would have perished. Captain Winslow has stated, in his despatch to his Government, that heped. This is probably the explanation of the whole of Captain Winslow's strange conduct at the time. He was afraid to appro
their aim, whereas it was of no importance to cripple the masts and spars of a steamer. By Captain Winslow's own account, the Kearsarge was struck twenty-eight times; but his ship being armored, of cap had performed its duty, and exploded the shell, I should have been called upon to save Captain Winslow's crew from drowning, instead of his being called upon to save mine. On so slight an incidut instructions, the surrender of the prisoners. Neither have I yet obtained directly from Captain Winslow, any authentic evidence of the facts attending the conflict. I have some reason to suspectission, in time of peace, because I did not insist upon Mr. Lancaster's delivering me up to Captain Winslow! Will any one believe that this is the same Mr. Welles who approved of Captain Stellwagen'e of a neutral. I believe this was the feeling, which, at that moment, was in the heart of Captain Winslow. It was reserved for William H. Seward to utter the atrocious sentiment which has been rec
mmends the bravery and skill displayed by Captain Winslow, and the officers and crew under his comm, being near the Kearsarge, was hailed by Captain Winslow, and requested to aid in picking up the m I was to put myself under the command of Captain Winslow, and place my yacht at his disposal for ts as it may, I had the earnest request of Captain Winslow, to rescue as many of the men who were innd. Your other correspondent says that Captain Winslow declares that the reason he did not pursuthat of the master of the Kearsarge. What Captain Winslow's notion of humanity may be is a point benonymous correspondent further says, that Captain Winslow would now have all the officers and men o very questionable assertion; for why did Captain Winslow confide in that Englishman? Why did he ia had depended for safety altogether upon Captain Winslow, not one half of them would have been save had been made prisoners, and paroled by Captain Winslow, with the approbation of Mr. Adams, under[4 more...]