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Extract from the North-Carolina Gazette concerning maritime news
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September 11, 1778
Volume 13, Page 482

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North Carolina Gazette, September 11, 1778.

Newbern, Sept. 11, 1778.

Since our last returned into port from a short cruize, the privateer brig Bellona, Capt. Pendleton, of 16 guns, belonging to this state, in which she took the following prizes, viz. The brig Elizabeth, Capt. Kelly, laden with indigo, and lumber, from St. Augustine, schooner Actaeon, Capt. Bunch, from New York, bound to New Providence, in ballast, a considerable sum in specie on board; sloop Capt. Tinker, from New York bound for New Providence, with dry goods; privateer sloop Harlecan, of 6 carriage guns, 4 brass caborns, and 8 swivels, fitted out of New York, commanded by Stephen Snell. She had taken two prizes before Capt. Pendleton fell in with her.