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The blockade at Charleston. From the Charleston papers, of the 13th instant, we gather the following interesting statement relative to the blockade of that port: The steam-frigate Niagara, which it was reported some days since was coming off this port to blockade the harbor, was first noticed off here at an early hour on Saturday by Pilot Boat No. 4, then outside the bar, and also from the steeple of the Custom-House. The pilot boat had observed in the offing on Friday evening what appeared to be a merchant ship bound in, and which, not being in sight on Saturday, was no doubt ordered off. Towards mid-day the Niagara disappeared, but returned off the port in the afternoon. On Saturday Captain Robert Lockwood, pilot in boat No. 2, (the W. Y. Leitch,) took to sea the schr. Minnehaha, for Baltimore; soon after leaving which vessel outside, he made a square rigger standing in for the bar. Being anxious to board, but not liking the Niagara, then in sight, he concluded