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of the success of the enterprise reached the city, the majority of our citizens were completely astounded. A company of twelve or fifteen men, commanded by Col. E. L. Brockett, assisted by about an equal number from Richmond, headed by Capt. Albert Akin, of Henrico county, were all that participated. The first-class ship Argoder arrest, and brought to this city and lodged in jail — What disposition will be made of them I am not able to say, but I presume they will not be harmed, as Col. Brockett pledged his word that they should not be troubled. They will be brought before the Mayor to-morrow morning, and of course I shall keep you advised about them.n as she proudly neared the landing, with her flags floating gaily to the breeze. Nothing was said or done until she was firmly fastened to her moorings, when Col. Brockett politely informed Capt. Skinner of his intention to detain and take possession of her also. Objection was made by the gentlemanly Captain, and a threat was ma