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ed on Fort Sumter, with a garrison of less than 100 men; gave him a Yankee paper containing the latest news, and mentioned that an army of 100,000 men had landed in Louisiana. The Captain of the Hilja informed the boarding officer that he was short of water, and requested a supply from the Niagara, but he was informed that the frigate had less of that article than was necessary for her. The following is a copy of the endorsement of Lieut. R. L. May on the papers of the Hilja: "Boarded May 12, and ordered off. The whole Southern coast of the United States of America; it being blockaded. (Signed) R. L. May, Lieutenant U. S. Steamship Niagara." The officer remained by the Hilja for about twenty minutes, when he left. The boat's crew had a revolver each in a belt attached to the waist. Mr. Lockwood left the Hilja about 10 A. M., and reached the city in a skiff, accompanied by a valuable boat hand, who remained faithful, although appearances indicated that the boy h
Mr. Russell in Mobile. Mobile, May 12.--W. H. Russell, the correspondent of the London Times, visited Forts Morgan and Gaines to-day. He was accompanied by several prominent citizens. Mr. Russell made several important suggestions to Col. Hardee, regarding the fortifications, gathered from his experience in the Crimea, and seemed well pleased with Hardee's command. He says Col. Hardee is every inch a soldier.