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d such consternation among the enemy, that all their ships, four or five in number, slipped their cables and fled down the river. The suspense of those on board the other vessels for the fate of their brave companions was for some time very painful; but when daylight came, and they saw that the enemy had fled, their joy was complete. They all pursued him down the river, and on the bar (S. W.) had quite a spirited cannonade with vastly superior forces. They are now all out of the river, (Oct, 16th.) but we cannot flatter ourselves, owing to their superior numbers. that they will not be back before long. The Richmond was much injured, but to what extent we know not, though she cannot fail to need repairs, after such a smash as the Ram gave her. What must have been the consternation of all on board, when they were awakened at the dead hour of 4 A. M. the weather being as dark as pitch, by such an awful blow such a crushing of timbers, and such yells of the victors! It was indeed eno
. Seward; Secretary of State. Affairs down the Potomac. Washington, Oct. 16. --An officer of the steamer Jacob Bell, who has carefully reconnoitered as gone into dock for repairs. Doings across the Potomac. Washington, Oct. 16. --Col. Taylor, of the Thirty-third N. Y. Regiment, has been temporarily no noteworthy result. The latest from the lower Potomac. Washington, Oct. 16. --The steamer Mount Vernon reached Shipping Point just before daybreak tom the rebel batteries. The reported loss of the Saranac. Washington, Oct. 16. --The Navy Department is satisfied, from official information in its poscently taken the oath of allegiance. The War in Missouri. St. Joseph, Oct. 16. --Eighty of Maj. James's cavalry, at Cameron, on Saturday, came upon 250ral Government. Presentation of a sword to Gen. Anderson. Washington, Oct. 16. --The sword voted by the Philadelphia City Councils to Gen. Anderson was