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Capture by the United States Squadron

The Illustrated London News, vol. 38, no. 1091, p. 509.

June 1, 1861


CAPTURE BY THE UNITED STATES SQUADRON.—A despatch, dated New York, May 18, states that the ship Argo[sic], bound from Richmond, Virginia, for Europe, with a cargo of tobacco, had been captured by the blockading squadron of the Federal Government. It is rumoured in Liverpool that several cotton ships had also been captured by the vessels belonging to the United States' Navy.—Manchester Guardian.

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