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he Wardepartment and appointments Governor makes an address to the people mission to Washington writes to Governor Curtin, of Pennsylvania blockade-runners at Halifax Governor saves the life of a private soldier his letter to Patrick Donahoe religious toleration to the editor of theBoston Post Massachusetts companies in Nem were captured on their return voyage. The following telegram, dated Sept. 3, we copy from the Governor's files: Senator Wilson to Mr. Seward,—Is your consul at Halifax thoroughly loyal? Four vessels from North Carolina have recently arrived there, loaded with naval stores, and are now loading with contraband goods. Same day, GUnited-States Marshal for this district. Major Bateman, however, did not come to Boston, but went by another route to Nova Scotia, and sailed in the steamer from Halifax to England. Marshal Keyes writes, This was only one of the thousand instances of Governor Andrew's active efforts in the good cause. Sept. 21.—The Governor te
ent to have Semmes and his associate pirates make a dash upon Boston or Portland, and damage the Yankees as much as possible. But in this case, as in many others, discretion became the better part of valor. On the twenty-third day of May, Robert C. Winthrop, of Boston, inclosed a letter to the Governor, which he had received from the American consul at Malta, a kinsman of his, giving information in regard to a portion of the British fleet stationed at that port, that had been ordered to Halifax; and, should a war occur between America and England, the first point of attack would be Portland, the second Boston, and the third Newport, so far as the Northern States were concerned, and he should be glad if the Governors of the New-England States were informed of the danger which threatened them. The letter contained much information which was of interest at the time, and would have been invaluable in case of a war between the two nations. The letter which Mr. Winthrop forwarded to