Important from the Bahamas.
arrival of vessels loaded with cotton.
the Confederate flag warmly welcomed.
&c., &c., &c.,
New York, Dec. 26.
--By Captain Bain
, late of the brig Forrest
City, who came passenger from Nassau
, N. P., we have advices from Nassau
to Dec. 11.
The schooner Prince of Wales
, from Charleston
, with cotton, arrived on the 7th (since captured;) also, the sloop Noank
, with rice; steamer Isabel
, on the 8th, with cotton; steamer Gordon
, with cotton, and the steamer Gladiator
, from Liverpool
, with firearms and ammunition.
All of which vessels were warmly welcomed.
They came in flying the rebel flag.
It was rumored that the authorities would not allow the Gladiator
to land her firearms.
A full-rigged brig from Liverpool
, with a cargo of salt, also arrived.
The captain came into Nassau
for a pilot to assist him to run the blockade.
The Lady Adger also arrived from Philadelphia
The schooners Caleb Stet
on, Capt. Robin
on, and E. W. Perry
, Capt. Adams
, from Philadelphia
, coal loaded, arrived, but would not be allowed to land cargo for war purposes, and they were obliged to lay off the port.
On the 11th an American steamer arrived off the bar; she was supposed to be a gunboat.
Also a ship flying British colors, but report says she was the Eliza Bensil
, from Havana
, coming to Nassau
There was also in port barkentine Marianna
, Captain Smith
, from St. Thomas
, for London