Saturday, September 15, 2012

From Key West

NEW YORK, March 18. – Key West advices of the 10th reports the sailing of Porter’s Mortar Fleet.

A letter of the 9th states that the Ella Warley, with 105 bales of cotton, and the Kate, from Fernandina, arrived there.  The cargo of the former being transferred.

The fall of Newbern places Beaufort and the pirate steamer Nashville at our mercy.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 22, 1862, p. 4

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