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of the 15th December, just as the English Cabinet were on the point of separating, they received a telegram from St. Petersburg, announcing that intelligence from Pekin, to the 9th of November, had reached the Russian Government; that peace was concluded on the 26th of October, and the ratifications exchanged; and that on the 5th of November the allied forces evacuated Pekin, and the Emperor was expected immediately to return to his capital. The rapidity with which this news was received caused some doubts to be thrown upon its authenticity, but it is stated that the intelligence was communicated by the Russian Government to Sir John Crampton, the Britwas like wise published in the Paris Moniteur, and confirmation had also been received in other quarters. Lengthy official dispatches as to the proceedings at Pekin, the treatment of the English prisoners, &c, are published. Some of the details as to the manner in which the prisoners were treated are quite sickening. The