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ce Lieut Slemmer, in Fort Pickens, but without a surplus man for the neighboring fort, McRae. The Brooklyn, with Captain Vodges's company alone, left the Chesapeake for Fort Pickens about January 22d, and, on the 29th, President Buchanan, havingar vessels off Pensacola and Lieut Slemmer, commanding Fort Pickens, to commit no act of hostilities, and not to land Captain Vodges's company unless that fort should be attacked. [That joint note I never saw until March 25th, but suppose the artion and since, I brought the subject to the notice of the new Administration, when this note, dated March 12th. to Captain Vodges was agreed upon, viz: "At the first favorable moment you will land with your company, reinforce Fort Pickons, and holght have purchased an early recognition from Europe. It was known at the Navy Department that the Brooklyn, with Captain Vodges on board, would be obliged in open sea to stand off on Fort Pickens, and in rough weather might sometimes be fifty mi