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Captain Irving and the steamer Convoy --supplies for prisoners. By Judge Robert Ould. [We are very much indebted to Judge Ould for the following interesting and conclusive paper, in which he not only explodes the statement about the Steamer Conv
ter quoting from the Michigan Post and Tribune a statement that, in November, 1863, the United States Government sent Captain Irving up the James with the steamer Convoy, laden with clothing and provisions for the Union soldiers at Libby and Bell Isl
In reply, I say that, according to the best of my recollection and belief, this is the first time I ever heard of Captain Irving or the steamer Convoy.
It is true that many years have elapsed since the alleged occurrence, but yet, if it ever hap hing about it. Upon reference to my correspondence with the Federal authorities during the war, I find no allusion to Captain Irving or the Convoy, but I do find enough to satisfy any reasonable mind that any such statement, as of the date given, is