The U. S. Mail steamship Cherokee, was destroyed by fire while lying at her wharf in Ithis city on the evening of the 26th ult. The jvalue of the vessel was $200,000, and she had a cargo in, all ready for sea, worth about E$300,000. The spectacle of this burning vessel was grand and terrific. Some suppose jthat it took fire by the spontaneous combustion of some articles on board.”
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