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The Florida

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Washington, Nov. 28. A statement nppears n one or more of to-day's papers, erroneou.sly üttributed to thtWashington Ageut, and re ported ftr the Associated Press, tliat Commander Collins has becn ordered to rel urn LJ:ihia, Brazil, with his quasi prize, officers aud crew, aud purporting to give the result of the action of the GoTiirninent upon that subjct, with other assumed íacts in the narne fconnection No suoh telegram efiginated with the Agent nnd reporter of the Associated Press, bnt thc-re is the best lulhority for Kaying that uil statements to the effect thut ditferencea of opinión have arisen iiv the Cabinot concerning the cise of the piraie Florida, or tbat a decisión Ims been made for or agiiinst her rostitution, are without, foundation. Nu nciion of the Government has heen takeu in the case, and no discussion of it has been held, and the Navy Department authoiizes the following statement ; The original order for the Waohnsett, upon lier arrival at Hampton EkxttU, was to pro ceed to Boston for repairs, taking wilh her the passengers captured on the Florida, to be consigned to Fort Warren. Before the order reached the vesssl the prisoners had been sent to Point Lookout, and in a day or two were to te transferred to the anny autborities at tho üld Capítol. They were immdiately orderod back to Point Lookout, to be returned tolh! Wachusettf whiob at once ailed for; Boston.


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