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Correspondence of the Richmond in the U. S. Steamer Richmond--Gibraltar--a description of the rock — Spezzia,Gaeta, Messina, &c., &c. U. S. Steamer Richmond, Messina, Island of Sicily,February 24, 1861. Since we left the United States we have had quite an agreeable cruise, so far. After a passage of twenty- we had to send home. On the 4th of January we started for this place. After a boisterous passage of eleven days we made haven. On our way here we touched in at Gaeta, where the Sardinians had the King of Naples penned up, they trenching and throwing bombshells at a wild rate. The Commodore, without casting anchor, learned the news through the visit of a French officer, and put us on our course again for this place. Since then, the Sardinians have taken "Gaeta." But the King of Naples made good his escape in a Spanish vessel. This place, like the rest, is strongly fortified. The city is in the hands of the Sardinian troops, and the forts in the hands