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ot transpire. Affairs in New York. From New York papers of the 18th inst., we gather the following items: Yesterday morning Mr. Geo. Bisbie gave information to the surveyor of the port that two or more large cases belonging to Wm. C. Preston, late United States Minister to Spain, and now a General in the Southern army, had been brought to this port by the ship Germania, from Havre. The cases were discovered while the cargo of the ship was being discharged. One of the packages is very large, probably containing Preston's diplomatic carriage. The others are of less pretentious size. The cases have all been removed to the public store, where they will, without doubt, be confiscated. Mr. Rowland, formerly of the firm of Sneeden & Co., ship-builders, is now constructing at his ship-yard, at Greenpoint, an iron steam battery, to be built on a novel principle and expected to be a very formidable engine of war, either for offence or defence. It is being built by pri