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Seizure of a vessel. Norfolk, Jan. 13. --The schooner Leading Breeze, of Provincetown, Mass., was seized in Hampton Roads to-day for violation of the Virginia inspection laws.
eceived at the office of the Day Book. The Spaniards landed at Vera Cruz on the 17th of December, and took possession of the city without firing a gun. The French fleet has arrived at Havana. Commissioners Mason and Slidell left Provincetown on the 1st inst. A correspondent of the New York Herald says the Burnside expedition is intended for Eastern Virginia. It consists of 25,000 men. (Doubtful.). The British papers of the 19th ult. are highly indignant in relation to ters Burg, Jan. 6. --The editor of the Express has a dispatch from Norfolk to-day; which states that the Day Book has, through a flag of truce from Old Point, received the New York Herald of January 3d. Mason and Slidell sailed from Provincetown in the Rinaldo on the 1st inst. in a perfect hurricane. Gen. McClellan and his father-in-law, Mr. Marcy, are much improved in health. Three thousand troops of Picayune Butter's expedition sailed on the Constitution on the 3d inst.
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], The capture of the schooner Hanover by the "Pirate" Retribution. (search)
The capture of the schooner Hanover by the "Pirate" Retribution. --Capt. Case, of the schooner Hanover, of Provincetown, captured off the Island of Hayti by the "pirate" schooner Retribution, while on a voyage from New York to Aux Cayes, has arrived in Boston. He took passage, with his mate and one man, from Port an Prince to New York in the brig Bird of the Wave, Capt. Robert Murray. Capt. Case thus states the circumstances of his capture: On the 30th of January was off the south s" Capt. Case replied that to the best of his recollection he never had. "But I know you, Capt. Case, very well by reputation." said Capt. Lock; "how is your brother, Rouban Case — your name, I believe, is Washington Case? I have sailed out of Provincetown several times; once in a whaler belonging to Mr. Choate." Capt. Case then remarked that he was not over three miles from the shore of Hayti when captured. Capt. Lock replied that it was four miles, and that he was a price to the schooner Retr
This occurrence has served to further widen the breach of antagonism existing between the Union and Secession citizens. On the part of the military authorities every precaution has been taken to prevent any demonstration that is calculated to disturb the peace and quiet of the city. The Florida again is the Northern Atlantic--capture of six Federal vessels — destruction by fire of three of them — over half a Million in silver Bard's Cured. The whaling schooner Barnum H Hill, of Provincetown, Captain Freeman, arrived at Hamilton, (Bermuda,) on the 3d inst., with 54 seamen put on board of her by Capt. Maffit, of the Confederate steamer of war Florida, to be landed at Bermuda, being the nearest port. On the previous Saturday night, at half past 10 o'clock, then in latitude 36 longitude 48 50, and on whaling ground, the V. H Hill was hailed from a steamer passing close under her stern, and ordered to lay to, and that Captain Maffit would send a boat alongside for her Captain, w
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