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Taken by the Pirates. The following letter is from a young Scotchman, who married a wife, and set sail from New York early in October for Cardenas; the vessel was taken by a rebel piratical craft, and the party had the pleasure of a visit to Charleston, S. C.: Matanzas, Nov. 11, 1861. We sailed from New York on board the brig Betsy Ames, on Oct. 5th. In all we were six passengers, beside Mrs. Bartlett, the wife of the captain. We were bound for Cardenas, and all went well until the morning of the 17th ult., when we observed a schooner making right for us. There was nothing suspicious about her at first sight, but about 9 A. M., she fired at wife, they did not transfer him. The prize crew were seven in all. The master was an old cooper, named Joseph Tully, who used to cooper both at Mantanzas and Cardenas. He evidently knew nothing of seamanship. About 2 o'clock we parted with the pirate schooner, and nothing particular occurred until the 24th, at daybreak, wh