Alfred LABORDE, who was captain of the schooner Competitor and who has gained some notoriety as a prisoner of Cabanas, was in the city yesterday greeting his comrades and old friends. He left last night for Key West where his family resides. LABORDE intends suing the Spanish government for $20,000 for injries sustained while in prison. During LABORDE’s residence in this city, he was a deputy sheriff ,and Sheriff SPENCER was very much elated yesterday to see him again.
Source: Morning Tribute, 7 Dec 1897. Available online from the University of Florida.