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Yankee Ward.

The defenders of Mathias' point did rid the world of a very great scamp when they put an and to the life of Capt. Ward--commonly styled Yankee Ward--commander of the Freeborn. He was a man in very bad odor in the Navy — a very scurry and detestable scamp.--He had given us a foretaste of his brutality, and would have rioted in his war upon private property and defenceless people whenever he could have gotten the opportunity. The curtailment of his life winds up his infamous . There are more like him who deserve to follow after. He belonged more especially to the chicken-stealing department, for which he was in every way competent.

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