The steamer Empire City, from Port Royal, arrived with the prize steamer Nastro Signora. Captains and crews of the prizes Dixie, Wave and Bella are prisoners aboard the Empire City.
The Steamer Roanoke, from Havana 29th, has arrived. Papers from Mexico state that the French commissioners had stated they would no longer treat with the present Mexican Government.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Tuesday Morning, May 6, 1862, p. 2