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e blockade, as strict orders have been given the Admiral of the British squadron not to permit British vessels to be seized while passing out from Southern ports. From New York. New York, Aug. 14. --The order for the arrest of Col. Martin Burke, commandant at Fort Lafayette, for disobeying the order of the court in not producing the prisoners in his charge, has been placed in the hands of Sheriff Campbell, who will attempt to execute it personally to- day. The Sheriff has no design of calling out the militia, although urged to do so by some parties. There was a report yesterday that Col. Burke had gone to Washington. The war is having a marked effect upon the business of life insurance in this city. Many parties who have been unable to meet their payments, are rolling their policies for their cash value. Southern policy-holders are withdrawing largely. The schooner Graham was seized by the United States Marshal, under the new confiscation act for engaging in