for the long voyage, and for service after our arrival there.
Lieutenant-Commander Theodorus Bailey was in command of the vessel, Lieutenant William H. Macomb exechip, with an after-cabin, a ward-room, and between-decks In the cabin were Captains Bailey and Tompkins, with whom messed the purser, Wilson.
In the ward-room were nty miles farther south than was the case by the regular reckoning, so that Captain Bailey gave directions to alter the course of the ship more to the north, and to fhore at San Josef, near Cape San Lucas, detached from the Lexington, Lieutenant-Commander Bailey.
The orders for this occupation were made by General Kearney beforeched, dried — up peninsula.
I remember the proclamation made by Burton and Captain Bailey, in taking possession, which was in the usual florid style.
Bailey signed Bailey signed his name as the senior naval officer at the station, but, as it was necessary to put it into Spanish to reach the inhabitants of the newly-acquired country, it was in