ing the summary forfeiture of vessels belonging in whole or in part to citizens or inhabitants of those States, which may be found at sea or in any part of the United States fifteen days after date of this warning.
This it will be perceived is a very sweeping confiscation, though neither its justice or expediency would concern us in full play.
Passports — shall we smile or sigh in writing it?--passports will hereafter be requisite for all persons entering or leaving by sea these United States of America!
At a time when the more civilized portions of the world are gradually adopting unfettered interchange of commodities and unrestricted personal intercoud registered licenses to enter and leave its territories.
The prisoners at Fort Lafayette.
Arrests on suspicion of treasonable intercourse with the Confederate States are not rare, and in some cases there can be no doubt that they are justifiable; but what puzzles the on-looker is the treatment doled out to the captives.