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, and the Democrats grin and bear it. The capture of the Florida — She is taken in a neutral port. The capture of the Florida will not cause so much surprise after the following account of it is read.--She was lying in the neutral port of Bahia, Brazil, under the guns of a Brazilian fort; and, under the laws of nations, should have been safe if she had not had a man aboard. The Yankee steamer Wachussett, which captured her, was one of those gunboats which participated in the fight at Dmmanded by Captain Collins. The Florida was a 750-ton steamer (formerly the Orieto), under the command of Lieutenant J. Mannigault Morris, Confederate States Navy. The following is the Yankee account of the capture: The Florida arrived at Bahia, Bay of San Salvador, on the night of the 7th ultimo. Captain Collins having held a consultation with his officers, determined to sink the Florida in port. Accordingly, at about 3 o'clock, the cables were slipped and the Wachussett steered for t