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ing in coal and water, they took Mr. Ward on board, and after touching at Singapore, proceeded to Aden, on the Arabian coast of the Red Sea, where they stayed a week for Mr. Ward to take a steamer. While lying here, they got the news of the election in the United States, and of the secession feeling at the South. No State had seceded at their latest advices there, but it was believed that South Carolina would certainly go, and perhaps be joined by other States. They then went to Cape Town, and had a very boisterous passage through the Mozambique channel. They arrived there on the 2d of February, and here got ten days later news from the United States, but the secession of the Cotton States was not then considered certain. They remained there a week, caulking the ship and making some repairs, after which she was thrown open to the public, and several thousands visited her. Several entertainments were given on board. On the 8th of March they sailed for this port, a