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naval engagement.

Department has received a Commander Hollins, briefly the result of an attack by the boats, upon the Federal at the month of the Mississippi. of war Preble, which has been in States service for many years, was her consorts were run aground on Pass Bar. We have been anticipate brilliant achievement of the sort of the gallant Hollins, and events that he is the right man in the . We hope this demonstration will up by others equally effective, for long enough for foreign government to break up the blockade, and it is South to take the matter into her On the 8th inst., the Federal Southwest Pass were the Niagara, of war and two transports.-- Vincennes and Preble were at of the Passes, and this is where the took place.

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