Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 6, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Moffit or search for Moffit in all documents.
Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:
The Daily Dispatch: August 6, 1863., [Electronic resource],
Captain Maffic This gallant and enterprising officer is a son of the celebrated Methodist preacher and orator, Rev. John Newlin. Moffit. He entered the U. S. navy, we think, about the year 1832, and must be now about 45 years old. He was always considered one of the best officers and most high toned gentlemen of the old service. For some years he was connected with the Coast Survey, and Professor Bache the head of that Department, declared that if Maffin was taken from him be could not supply his place in the whole navy. He is not only a thorough seaman and game to the back house, but a gentleman of superior intellect, a humorist of rare excellence, and of one of the most delightful of compacious. There is no position in his profession which Maffic is not capable of filling with house and destination. We rejoice to see the hived that the brilliant Confederate captain is playing with Yankee commerce. He has made them bleed already nearly to the tune of ten millions, whic