Some of our sailors, whether out of treachery or inadvertence, had informed the pilots "that I was a stranger, and great traveller;" whereof these gave notice to a custom-house officer, by whom I was examined very strictly upon my landing.
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I must have inadvertently insulted her.
The destruction was inadvertent, but it was still a crime.