eral Parkhill of Liverpool, for Charleston, arrived at Philadelphia in charge of a prize crew of the Niagara.
She was spoken off ,Cape Reomain on the 12th, and ordered .off.
The next day she was captured in attempting to run the blockade.
She is 600 tons with a general cargo, a large portion being salt.
It is suspected that arms and munitions of war are concealed under the salt.
She was commanded by Capt. Forbes, and had two secession flags flying.--Philadelphia Press, May 21.
Jeffeeson Davis approved the act, passed at the session of the Southern Congress, prohibiting Southerners owing moneys to Northern merchants from paying the same, and compelling payment instead into the treasury of the seceded States.--(Doc. 183.)
A Compreiiensive and able article upon the present condition of affairs in the United States, is published in the Cologne Gazette.--(Doc. 184.)
The Confederate Congress in session at Montgomery, Ala., adjourned to meet at Richmond, Va., July 20th.--