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Froin the New Bedl'ord Moicurv, Oct. 30. Wi tako the following extract from a letter ikted Fayal, Out 2d, written by Capt. Lewis of thu bark Lafuj'ett, to Mesara. I. H. BartKitt & Son, of this Captain LtMVW, huvint tonnhed at Florea, beard of tho cmpíiire oí ten veasets by a pri aleer, and thought it best to pfoeeed to Fayal and land bu oil. Ho saya : " I find by OOmpariiíg notes with Gapt Childs, of gbip Ben Tucker, that I was but thirty miles nonhwest rtf bim wben he was taken, and had he not fallón in with bim he wonld BOon have had me, as he was steering towards roe when firstseen by Oapt. Cliüils. Í havo every reaKon to belinvo that I was chased by him the duy I carne in here, as Iliera was a vosael of that deec.ription cha.sing rru; tor throe hours gaining very fast. 1 made all Bftil, and gettin withfo ihree miles ol this port, he IihuI ed his wind to the northward. They reporton board tho privaieer that there are eight of thum out, going t.T tnake :i raid on some northern city this winter; but we have seen but tWO uround here, i hoy coalud at Tercoria last week out of un English brig there now, supposed to by irailing tor theifl, so tbev oanoot be far off."


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Michigan Argus