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m Richmond. Col. Chas. Carvol Hicks has also been committed to the same prison to await his trial as a spy. The blockade at Galveston. Com. Bell, commanding the Federal fleet, sends Mr. Theron the following proclamation, in reply to Gen. Magruder's proclamation declaring the blockade of Galveston removed and the port open: U. S. Sloop of War Brooklyn. Off Galveston Bar, January 20th, 1863. Whereas, a proclamation, dated Galveston. Texas. January 4th, 1863, and signed J. J. Bankhead Magruder, Major-General Commanding, declares the said port of Galveston to be open for trade with all friendly nations, and invites their merchants to resume their usual commercial intercourse with the said port of Galveston: Therefore, the undersigned warns all concerned that the port of Galveston, and also Sabine Part, as well as the whole coast of Texas, are under an actual blockade, by a sufficient force of U. S. vessels and any merchant vessel appearing off the aforesaid ports