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Spain and St. Domingo. We fully concur with our contemporary of the Richmond Whig, in the satisfaction expressed by the confirmation of the reported re-possession of St. Domingo by Spain, hoping that this may prove the prelude to the rescue of the whole island of Hayti from the clutches of barbarism. The recuperating energies of Spain are beginning to attract the attention of Europe. Her works of internal improvement have been of late immense, and her military power is on the advance. The Whig mentions that the army of Spain consists of forty-seven regiments of infantry and sixteen of cavalry, having a total of something less than 132,000 men. Her naval force is weaker. She has but four ships-of-the-line, five frigates, six corvettes, and twenty steamers, none of the last being of the force of frigates. There are, however, besides these, a great number of small vessels, so that the navy sums up no less than 174 vessels of all grades, carrying 1,453 guns. In Cuba, Spain has