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Arrest of a supposed Bearer of dispatches to Washington.

--Mr. William Young Fendall arrived here yesterday morning, from Vera Cruz, per Spanish brigantine Angela which port he left on the 12th inst. Information having been conveyed to Mayor Monroe that there was a passenger on board this vessel who probably was conveying important dispatches to Washington City, from the U. S. ship Macedonian, of the Gulf squadron, which was left at Vera Cruz, the Mayor dispatched special Howard to arrest him, with his baggage and papers.

Mr. Fendall was brought before the Mayor, with all the packages of letters in his possession, and the Governor being informed of the fact, sent Col. Forstall to conduct Mr. Fendall to his presence. On the examination, it was ascertained that Mr. Fendall had been commissioned to carry dispatches from the Mexican Legation at Washington to the city of Mexico, and having delivered the same to President Juarez, was returning home as a private citizen. At Vera Cruz, while awaiting for transportation to New Orleans, he visited the United States ship Caledonia, and was requested by the officers thereof to carry a number of letters to the United States. The letters were all of a private character, except two for the Secretary of the Navy at Washington, and one for the Third Auditor, which simply contained ship accounts of the crew, &c., but nothing giving any important information. Mr. Fendall was then discharged, the Governor offering to provide him with a safe conduct.

Mr. Fendall is the son of P. R. Fendall, formerly U. S. District Attorney of Washington City, and the nephew by marriage of ex-Senator A. G. Brown, of Mississippi, and also a relative of Hon. C. M. Conrad, of this city.--N. O. Pic., 26th.

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