en to the open fields and by-ways for safety.
On the day after the capture of the Olive Jane and Golden Eagle, the weather being cloudy and rainy, and the wind light, four more sail were seen—all European bound.
At eight A. M. we showed the United States colors to one of them, which proved to be a French bark.
It now became calm, and we were compelled to get up steam, to overhaul the rest.
They lay long distances apart, and we were several hours in passing from one to the other.
They were aving their throats cut. We gleaned one gratifying piece of intelligence, however, from these papers.
The Pirate Florida had put to sea from Mobile, to assist the British Pirate, in plundering, and burning the innocent merchant-ships of the United States, pursuing their peaceful commerce, as Mr. Charles Francis Adams, so often, and so naively expressed it to Earl Russell.
Whilst the Parks was still burning, an English bark passed through the toll-gate, the captain of which was prevailed upon