There we cruised until the morning of the 8th, awaiting the steamer, believing that if she le usual time, she must pass us about noon of the 8th, and we could not possibly miss her. At forty minutes past eleven A. M., on the 8th, her smoke was first seen; at twelve M., our position was to tomas, whilst hove — to under our guns on the 8th inst., and boarded by you under my orders.
I am, 1861.
sir: At one twenty P. M., on the 8th instant, I repaired alongside of the British mail pe four gentlemen named in your order of the 8th instant were on board, and force must be applied toent, whilst hove — to under our guns on the 8th instant:
I boarded the steamer in the third cutt to make the following statement:
On the 8th instant, about half-past 1 P. M., I was ordered to der your command, on the day following (the 8th instant) in the manner now to be related.
When t party of machinists.
In the morning of the 8th inst., the officers and crew of this ship were anx