ication of the treaty in Pekin — funeral of the Murdered Allies — the burning of the Emperor's summer residence, &c., &c., &c.
The America's mails give the particulars of the ratification of the treaties between the Allies and Chinese, in the city of Pekin.
An interesting description of the scene says:
The ceremony took place in the hall of Ceremonies, in Pekin.
At three P. M. the procession entered the Austin gate in the following order:--One hundred cavalry (detachments of King's Dragoon Guard, Prebyn's and Fane's Horse,) four hundred infantry, (detachments of the various regiments of foot;) officers and others mounted; the general and staff; Lord Elgin in his green sedan chair, carried by sixteen Chinese coolies in scarlet livery, attended by a detachment of cavalry and infantry.
The street from the gate was lined by detachments of infantry, amounting to 2,000 men, who followed up the procession as it passed, forming altogether a force of about 3,000 men marching