the North, have been Daniel Webster and Joseph Story, both from Massachusetts.
Webster was, for a long time, a Senator in Congress, and Store as jealous, in this respect, as the Southern States.
Next to Massachusetts, New Hampshire has been, perhaps, the most fanatical and bittereclare this truth, and thus put it beyond cavil in the future.
Massachusetts expressed herself as follows, in connection with her ratificatie by them exercised.
Webster and Story had not yet arisen in Massachusetts, to teach the new doctrine that the Constitution had been formeted-States, in contra-distinction to the people of the States.
Massachusetts did not speak in the name of any such people, but in her own nat of the Constitution, similar to that which was recommended by Massachusetts, making explicit reservation of her sovereignty, but she annexemendment—the same, substantially, as that urged by Virginia and Massachusetts: That each State in the Union shall respectively [not aggregate
ne, and then the other, we hove them to, successively, by hail, and brought the masters on board.
They both proved to be brigantines, and were American, as we had supposed:—one, the Ben. Dunning, of Maine, and the other, the Albert Adams, of Massachusetts.
They had come out of the port of Cienfuegos, only a few hours before, were both sugar laden, and their cargoes were documented as Spanish property.
We hastily threw prize crews on board of them, and directed the prize masters to stand in fx sail, and when the sea breeze set in next morning, which it did between nine and ten o'clock, I led into the harbor, the fleet following.
The three newly captured vessels were the bark West Wind, of Rhode Island; the bark Louisa Kilham, of Massachusetts, and the brigantine Naiad, of New York.
They had all cargoes of sugar, which were covered by certificates of neutral property.
When the Sumter came abreast of the small fort, which has already been noticed, we were surprised to see the sent
t day, the 4th, I captured the brigantines Cuba and Machias, both of Maine, also.
They were laden with sugars.
I sent them to Cienfuegos, Cuba.
On the 5th of July, I captured the brigs Ben. Dunning, and Albert Adams, owned in New York, and Massachusetts.
They were laden, also, with sugars.
I sent them to Cienfuegos.
On the next day, the 6th, I captured the barks West Wind, and Louisa Kilham, and the brig Naiad, all owned in New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
I sent them, also, toMassachusetts.
I sent them, also, to Cienfuegos.
On the same day, I ran into that port, myself, reported my captures to the authorities, and asked leave for them to remain, until they could be adjudicated.
The Government took them in charge, until the Home Government should give directions concerning them.
I coaled ship, and sailed, again, on the 7th.
On the 17th I arrived at the Island of Curacoa, without having fallen in with any of the enemy's ships.
I coaled again, here—having had some little difficulty with the Govern