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The year 1866 was signalized by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and inexplicable phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten.
Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring
men were particularly excited. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all
countries, and the Governments of several States on the two continents, were deeply interested in the matter.