War of the Rebellion: Serial 116 Page 0101 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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Question. You do not know whether the captain of the Albatross had possession of papers belonging to them?

Answer. I do not know anything about that. I merely made the arrest.

CHARLES W. PAGE recalled and examined by Mr. ASHTON:

Question. Do you know where the Enchantress is at present?

Answer. I believe she is on her way from Saint Jago to some Northern port.

Question. Were you in Philadelphia when she sailed from this


Answer. I was.

Question. When did she sail from Philadelphia?

Answer. I think it was the 22nd or 23rd of August; I cannot state positively.

Question. Were you present when she sailed?

Answer. Yes, sir.

Question. Did she go down the river?

Answer. Yes, sir.

Cross - examined be Mr. WHARTON:

Question. You say the Enchantress sailed from this port on the 22nd of August for some foreign place; were you here at the time?

Answer. Yes, sir.

Question. How did she get here? Was she brought up by the Albatross?

Answer. That is more than I can tell you.

Question. How long had she been here when you knew she was here?

Answer. I cannot tell.

Question. Then how do you happen to know that she sailed from here just of the 22nd of August and know nothing else about her?

Answer. I was telegraphed to at the place where I belong to come on here and go in the vessel.

Question. When you came here you found her here?

Answer. Yes, sir.

Question. You do not know the she was brought here by the


Answer. I cannot swear to that. I have read that; that is all I know aabout it.

Question. You had not been here at all before that?

Answer. I had not.

Mr. WHARTON. Of course that accounts for you not knowing what occurred in the interval.

Mr. AHTON. Did you see the log of the Enchantress when she


The WITNESS. The log was on board.

Mr. ASHTON. What log?

The WITTNESS. The log - book that was originally on the Enchantress.

Mr. ASHTON. I now offer in evidence the Appendix to the U. S. Statutes at Large for the Thirty - seventh Congress, first session, containing the various proclamations of the President of the United States in relation to the rebellion.

Mr. WHARTON. Certainly.

Mr. ASHTON. We rest here for the present.