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barians? " Having already plundered nearly every house within their reach about Hampton, they have lately gone a step further in rascality, and have begun in earnest to destroy houses as well as furniture. On Wednesday last they slipped up Back River to Mr. George Booker's landing, where his schooner was lying laden with his furniture and provisions, which Mr. B. was about to remove to a place of greater security than his own house afforded. It is probable that the loading of the schooner ize; but as it was, it can be there would have been some show of the lawfulness of the prize; but as it was, it can be regarded in no other light than a piratical theft. Nor is this all. The same day of the above theft, a steam tug was seen in Back River, and her barges, fully manned, were sent from point to point along the shore, and setting fire to every schooner, sloop, &c., they could find. Many of these were the entire wealth of poor oystermen and fishermen, whose whole living the blockad