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The surrender of Biloxi. A correspondent of the Boston Journal gives a detailed account of the peaceful surrender of the town of Biloxi: The Mayor, an old man about 60, made his appearance armed with a shot-gun, which he left at the head of the pier, seeing that his visitors wore only their side-arms. He inquired the Biloxi: The Mayor, an old man about 60, made his appearance armed with a shot-gun, which he left at the head of the pier, seeing that his visitors wore only their side-arms. He inquired the object of the visit, to which Commander Smith replied, "I have come to demand the surrender of the town, with all the fortifications, battery and vessels in the waters, and all military and warlike stores."--His Honor inquired what length of time would be allowed them to remove the women and children? Capt. Smith replied that theaccompanied by Judge Holley, Dr. Frazer, a French phisician, and several citizens. The Mayor, addressing Commander Smith, said: "Sir, I surrender you the town of Biloxi and the battery, owing to the utter impossibility of defending it; but I cannot guarantee you any safety outside the limits of the town." --Commander Smith assure