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the ships in question to have sailed from a neutral port. Does any man dispute the right of Great Britain to take cannon, or powder, or any other implement or munition of war, on board of her ships, and carry them to England? And if she has the right to take on board and to carry to England these articles, why has she not the right to take on board and carry ambassadors or commissioners, allowing them even, to be contraband of war? But they are not contraband, and the expression of Sir William Scott, ("you may arrest your enemy's ambassador on his passage,") which was torn from its context to support this proposition, is found, when restored to its connection, to establish no such doctrine. Nor does the case of the Marshal Belleisle, which has been so often cited, establish any such principle. That officer, appointed by Louis XV ambassador to a neutral court, was seized in Hanover, a part of the King of Great Britain's dominions, Great Britain being then at war with France. To
From Washington. Secretary Chase's report--Gen. Banks gone into winter quarters — Calling of Gen. Scott and family — release of prisoners &c. [special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Centreville, Dec. 13. --The Baltimore News Sheet, of the 10th inst., has been received here It contains Secretary Chase's report. The document is very long, and it would be difficult to follow through his statements of how money was and will be raised. The report shows that he has onousand eight hundred and two dollars and three cents The present expenses of the Government amount to two millions of dollars per diem. Gen. Banks has gone into winter quarters at Frederick, Md. The steamship Africa has arrived at New York with Liverpool dates to the Nov. 23d.--The Arago had arrived out with Gen. Scott and family on board. A large number of Hatteras prisoners, including eleven officers, will be released in a few days. No indications of a fight here. S