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Doc. 77.--burning of Gosport Navy Yard. Portsmouth, Va., Sunday Morning, April 21, 1861. The Pawnee, with the Commodore's flag at
olley of cheers that echoed and reechoed, till all of Norfolk and Portsmouth must have heard the hail.
The men of the Pennsylvania fairly out m such durance, and they exulted with tremendous emphasis.
All Portsmouth and Norfolk were thoroughly aroused by the arrival of the Pawnee. t, like the day of judgment, on the startled citizens of Norfolk, Portsmouth, and all the surrounding country.
Any one who has seen a ship bu ft the waters, and were known to be gone, the gathering crowds of Portsmouth and Norfolk burst open the gates of the navy-yard and rushed in. ng and hunting for prey.
It will be a hard thing for Norfolk and Portsmouth to fill their harbors with ships while she lies here in the gatew osport Navy-yard.
Much excitement has prevailed in Norfolk and Portsmouth all day for the following cause: Two officers from the Pawnee--on