ution as the "so called" Confederate States.
Resignations in the Cabinet.
You will also have received by the mid-week steamer intelligence of the changes that have taken place in the Ministry.
The resignation of the Duke of Newcastle had been for some time threatened, and does not excite much interest.
His absence will not be seriously felt.
He was never much of a business man, and the details of the Colonial office were generally managed by the two able under Secretaries, Sir Frederic Rogers, Bart, and Mr. Chichester Fortescue.
The retirement of Mr. Stanfield, however, has been a matter of some moment.
This poor man has literally been worried into this step on account of the odium that attached to him by reason of his personal friendship for Mazzial.
Not a man in England supposed for a moment that he had anything to do with, or any knowledge of, the recent conspiracy (if any such existed) against Louis Napoleon, and yet his sacrifice was demanded on the score of pu