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ca. The mail steamer Trent, Captain Moir, was intercepted by the American steamer San Jacinto, commanded by Captain Wilkes, while on her passage from Havana to St. Thomas, and under force of arms, the accredited Commissioners to Europe from the Southern Confederacy, Messrs. Mason and Slidell, were taken prisoners and forcibly takbly under the protection of the Spanish flag. Passages to Southampton were booked for them by the British Royal Mail Steamer, which was to sail from Havana for St. Thomas on the 7th inst. on which day they duly embarked on board the Trent as follows: Mr. Slidell, accredited Commissioner from the Confederate States to FranceLieutenant, however, went into one of the boats, and told Capt. Moir that he could proceed. The boat pulled for the San Jacinto, and the Trent steamed away for St. Thomas. The indignation felt on board the Trent by every person, of whatever nation, can better be imagined than described. A considerable number of foreigners o