MF â€“ 1866.05.05 â€“ Fenians â€“ By Telegraph â€“ Eastport â€“ #146 â€“ F12251
EASTPORT, ME., May 2.
A schooner said to be a Fenian Privateer, was boarded by the Custom House officers this morning.
A large number of armed men were on board, and she had Fenian arms on board.
A Custom House officer just arrived from Lubec reports that armed Fenians left there in a small fishing vessel this morning, but were put on board a large schooner back of Grand Manan, N. B.
The United States steamer Winooski has just left the harbour in pursuit of the Fenian privateer.