inally reached their destination.
On arriving off the harbor of Cienfuegos two more sail were descried from the Sumter, standing off the land.
Two more American brigantines were captured — the Ben Dunning of Maine, and the Albert Adams of Massachusetts.
They had left the port of Cienfuegos three hours before, and their cargoes of sugar were documented as Spanish property.
Prize-crews were thrown on board, and the prize-masters directed to stand in for Cienfuegos light-house and lay — to uonfederate steamer and joined the others off Cienfuegos.
When the sea-breeze set in, Semmes stood into the harbor, followed by his six prizes, much to the astonishment of those who had seen the West Wind of Rhode Island, the Louisa Killum of Massachusetts, and the Naiad of New York, sail but a few hours before on their legitimate business.
Semmes was treated at Cienfuegos with all due courtesy, and hobnobbed with the Captain of the Port, who had at first fired upon him with musketry, not kn