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hed a high place in diplomacy. Recent facts have shed a flood of light upon transactions that heretofore seemed explicable. The circular of Seward issued to the Northern Governors now turns out to have had some other object than the sudden running down of stocks in Wall street to the great gain of the few friends he let timely into the secret, and who had "sold short." It was in said about the time he sent instructions down to the Federal naval officers in the Gulf to capture Mason and Sidell on any vessel in which they should leave Havana. He knew that he was preparing a quarrel with England, and took the precaution to give timely warning for defence in the seaboard and Lake States. On the arrival of the arrested ministers he sent out dispatches to Mr. Adams, declaring that the arrest had been made without "specific" instructions from the Government, and that the Commissioners would be given up if demanded, and suitable ameade made. He had thus prepared the means of avoid