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The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1860., [Electronic resource], The Chinese rebels and the Chinese trade (search)
The Chinese rebels and the Chinese trade --Com. Stribling, the commander of the American squadron in the Chinese seas, writes to the Navy Department from Shanghai, under the date of Sept. 4th, that, in consequence of the repulse of the Chinese rebels in their attack upon that place, they had taken steps to prevent silk and tea from being sent into the country. Trade was thus stopped, and no improvement could be expected until the rebels are expelled from the great cities which sustain the business of Shanghai. It was impossible to say what will be the effect upon commerce from terminating the war.--There will be much speculation at the new ports to be opened to commerce by the treaty of Tien-tsin, and, it will be some time before trade will be properly understood and regulated.
Strange Incidents. --A young man named A. M. Tebbetts died at Lewiston, Me., two weeks since, respecting whom the Advocate says: The mother of Mr. Tebbetts died the 4th of September last, in Athens, of this State, and a sister died on the 15th, of the same month. On the 14th of October last, two other sisters of his died in Lewiston. Just before the youngest of these died, she said to her brother: "Your turn will come next, and before a great while." Mr. Tebbetts, upon hearing this, seemed to be struck by a mental paralysis, from which he never recovered, taking no farther apparent interest in anything. As he was passing up Main street, Nov. 8th, he says he met his mother, who was dead. He says that he spoke to her and she to him, telling him that he would die in three weeks. Upon this he went to his cousin's Mrs. D. M. Gilpatricks, and told her that he was going to die and wanted her to take care of him. In three weeks from that day he died of typhoid fever. He was ab
Action of the New York Democrats. --The Democratic Committee of New York, in calling for the selection of delegates to the State Convention to be held at Syracuse, on the 4th September, thus set forth the objects they have in view: All citizens are requested to unite in the selection of those delegates, who agree that the present crisis demands the subordination of the interests of "party" to those of the country; who believe that the vigorous prosecution of the war should be accompanied by the most liberal proffers of peace; who seek the restoration of the Union by extending equal justice to all the States; who regard no war or peace defensible which is based upon the idea of the ultimate separation of these States; who while willing to oppose to secession all the resources of the country, consider sectionalism at the North as a pregnant source of the evils that affect us, and demand that public affairs shall be conducted henceforth upon broader principles of constitutional
Later from Europe.arrival of the Arabia. Halifax, Sept. 4. --The Arabia arrived last night, with Liverpool dates, via Queenstown, to August 25th. The sales of Cotton at Liverpool on Saturday were 30,000 bales of which exporters an speculators took 10,000 bales. The market closed firm. Advices from Manchester were favorable. At London consols were quoted at 90½ a 90¾
From Washington. Washington, Sept. 4, --The correspondent of the New York Post, says that the Confederates are concentrating in large force in South Alexandria, and are erecting batteries near the mouth of the Ocsequan river. Heavy firing in the direction of the Federal lines was heard this morning. No report of any battle has been received. Skirmishing occurred in the vicinity of the Chain Bridge this morning, over the Potomac, but it is not believed to have been serious. John C. Rhawing, a merchant and a native of the West Indies, has been arrested for treason, and sent to Fort Lafayette. The Hatteras prisoners have been confined in the hold of the Brandywine. The Washington correspondent of the New York Times says there was no Cabinet meeting to-day.
Arrest of an editor, Etc. New York, Sept. 4, --The editor of the Watchman, at Green Point, L. I., has been sent to Fort Lafayette. The Herald, this morning, reports a plot to blow up the Croton Aqueduct. The privateer Sumter was seen off the coast of Venezuela on the 15th of August. steering West. Her captain, when at Trinidad, expressed his intention of going to Brazil to cruise for East India and California vessels.
The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Another interesting narrative of a cruise in the ocean. (search)
From Missouri. Macon City, Mo., Aug. 31. --The Secessionists have taken St. Josephs and Sabina. Louisville, Sept. 4.--Fighting is going on all over Missouri, and both parties are capturing many prisoners.
The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1861., [Electronic resource], Contradictory statements about the health of the Pope (search)
Burning of the Dry-Dock. Mobile, September. 4, --About 12 o'clock, yesterday, the Dry-Dock aground between Fort Pickens and the Navy- Yard, was burned.--It is not known whether it was fired by the Confederates or the Lincolnites.
Federal capture. Baltimore, Sept. 4, --A letter from Key West states that the Powhatan had captured a prize having a letter bag. A letter to President Davis describes the movements of the privateer Sumter. The Powhatan has gone in search of her.
Seizure of Confederate Funds. Cincinnati, Sept. 4, --On yesterday the Marshal seized the interest of citizens of the rebel States in merchandize now for sale have on commission. The value is about $50,000.
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