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guished it. Before the capture, the two vessels made signs to fight, but they were stopped by the officers of the Province. Previous to the seizure, four sailors of the Florida reached the shore, and fifteen jumped into the water, but they were rescued by several vessels. When the American Consul heard the report of the firing from the Wachusett, he got up in the night time and had it stopped. The officer of the Florida, when asked to surrender, at his sword into the water. Commander Morris, of the Florida, has sent a communication to the President of the Province thanking him for the efforts he her capture in a neutral port and protesting against her seizure. The matter is a serious one, and may be so regarded by the Brazilian Government. The capture of Plymouth. Commander Macomb's official report of the Yankee recapture of Plymouth, North Carolina, claims that twenty-two cannon, many small arms, and large amounts of ammunition, besides some prisoners, were
the capture of the Florida. The Inder, the Confederate organ in London, gives the following relative to the capture of the steamer Florida: The Confederate authorities in London have received a telegraphic dispatch, dated Lisbon, from Captain Morris, commander of the Florida, stating that she was captured on the by the Federal steamer Wachusett in the harbor of Bahia, Brazil. At the time of the capture, the Florida was lying under the guns of the Brazilian forts and the Brazilian fleet, and Captain Morris was on shore. He is now on board the steamer Magdalena, bound for Southampton. The London Herald editorially denounces the capture of the Florida in the most indignant terms. The London Times says: "The capture of the Confederate steamer Florida in the harbor of a friendly State was an act of simple piracy. When within a neutral port she should have been perfectly safe from molestation. The London Herald says that if the Washington Government does not release t