More arrests — Origin of the Hatteras expedition.
New York, Aug. 29.
, a Wall street broker, was sent to Fort Lafayette today.
Ellis B. Schnabel
was also sent to Fort Lafayette by a Connecticut Marshal
, charged with preaching secession, advocating peace, and other treasonable doctrines.
, author of the Wilmot Proviso
, is reported to be dying from a cancer in the stomach.
to-day says that the Captain
of a Maine vessel, captured by a privateer in Mayo
, had escaped, and brought valuable information regarding the fortifications at Hatteras Inlet.
The same paper says:
"Doubtless are this he has guided a naval expedition there, which will operate in the reduction of the batteries."