--The steamer Excel, which left Charleston on Sunday last for Savannah, took fire on Monday following, while at anchor off Jehossee Island, and was burnt to the water's edge.
She had a cargo of 557 bales of cotton, thirty barrels of rice, &c., on board, all of which, excepting seven bales of cotton, were consumed.
The Daily Dispatch: may 31, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. may 31, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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