The Yankees leaving their gunboat outside the her approached the city in a barge, about 40 in number with flight of truce and American ensign flying.
The surrender of the city and the keys of the fort were demanded, with the notice that in the event of refusal the vessels outside would proceed to shell them.
The City Council was immediately convened, and, af or deliberation, the keys were delivered to the Federal officer in command of the barge.
The Collector of the port, Mr. P. Arnon, was arrested and kept on board the Wabash four days, when, giving up the Custom House books and papers, and disclosing where the appertains of the St. Augustine light house and the Cape Canaveral were concealed, he was
John Capo, a pilot of St. Augustine, was pressed into the Federal service, on information given them of his vocation and whereabouts, by the traitors, who seem to be by no means few in the Andfent City.
He was used to bring in one of their gunboats, which now lies i