"May 10, 1870 The Georgia Weekly Telegraph (Macon) Page 2
The Columbus Sun of Wednesday extracts from the Marianna (Fla.) Courier a letter written by Mr. John M. F. Erwin, of Greenwood, Fla., giving an account of the capsizing, in St. Andrews Bay, on Saturday night, the 16th ult., of the sloop Mental. Four persons – Captain W.A. Farley, Mr. Martin, A.B. Luse, collector of the Port, and John Percell – were on board, all of whom, except Percell, were drowned. Captain Farley was formerly a ctizen of Jackson County, Fla. Mr. Martin was formerly a citizen of Decatur county, Ga., but resided in the Gainer settlement in Florida. Captain Luse was from Wisconsin, and had been collector of the Port of St. Andrews Bay for twelve months."