June 18, 1861
HOISTING OF THE REBEL FLAG IN LIVERPOOL.
A good deal of excitement was
created in Liverpool on the 24th inst., by the appearance of a
Secession flag at the Victoria wharf.
The vessel which has acquired such an unenviable notoriety is the
Annapolis, Capt. Pickett, from Baltimore.
We understand, by private advice from our agent, that the American
shippers at Liverpool were so incensed at the gratuitous insult offered to
their country by the piratical skipper, that nothing but the utmost respect for
law and order prevented them from hauling down his colors without leave or
[Transcribed by Sharon Strout]