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Important news from England. It will be seen that Lord John Russell has made a speech in the House of Commons, declaring that the Southern States must be recognized as Belligerents, that is, as "a nation carrying on war." He has also referred the outrageous blockade to the law officers of the Crown. A fleet is coming here to protect British interests, which, we need scarcely add, are identified with Southern interests. It also appears that the stream of California gold is being diverted from New York to London. Let Wall street, which has been buying up its Billy Wilsons to chastise the South, gnash its teeth and howl ! This is but the beginning of the end ! We small yet see "Merry England" and chivalrie France, actively aiding the cause of Southern independence.
The Loudon Times. The New York Herald is disgusted with the views of the London Times and its correspondent, Mr. Russell, on American affairs. The Times and Mr. Russell are beginning to get a glimpse of the real state of things in this country, and hence the peevish complaints of the Herald, which the Times will probably regard about as much as a first-class locomotive does the yelping of a Scotch terrier. The Loudon Times. The New York Herald is disgusted with the views of the London Times and its correspondent, Mr. Russell, on American affairs. The Times and Mr. Russell are beginning to get a glimpse of the real state of things in this country, and hence the peevish complaints of the Herald, which the Times will probably regard about as much as a first-class locomotive does the yelping of a Scotch terrier.
Three days Later from Europe.the Europa at Halifax. Halifax, May 14.--The steamer Europa, from Liverpool 4th inst., with telegraphic advices via Queenstown to the 5th, has arrived. In the House of Commons, Lord John Russell stated that a naval force would be sent to the American coast to protect British vessels, in view of the fact that letters of marque and reprisal were being issued by the Southern Confederacy. He denounced the blockade, by the American Government, of Southern ports. The law officers of the Crown were investigating the legal bearing of the matter, in order to guide the Government in its instructions to the British Minister. The news from America is attracting considerable attention throughout England. Insurance on British vessels from the South had advanced; also on American vessels from India and China. The London money market was depressed by the American news. Commercial. Liverpool, May 4.--Cotton advanced Ȃ a ¼d. Breadstuf
Further from Europe.arrival of the Parama. St. Johns, May 14.--The steamer Parama, from Galway May 7th, has arrived. Lord John Russell made an important statement in the House of Commons on Monday, relative to American affairs. As to the Federal Government committing an infringement of international law by collecting dues from foreign ships before breaking bulk, the law officers of the Crown said that so much depended on circumstances that no definite instructions had been sent to British cruisers on the American coast. He believed that the collection of duties as proposed would be impracticable. Relative to the blockade, he said it could only be recognized when effective. Regarding letters of marque issued by the Southern Confederacy, the Government were of opinion that the Southern Confederacy must be recognized as belligerents. Insurances were being effected in London on California gold in transit from Panama to London, the consignments being diverted from New Y
Mr. Russell in Mobile. Mobile, May 12.--W. H. Russell, the correspondent of the London Times, visited Forts Morgan and Gaines to-day. He was accompanied by several prominent citizens. Mr. Russell made several important suggestions to Col. Hardee, regarding the fortifications, gathered from his experience in the Crimea, and seemed well pleased with Hardee's command. He says Col. Hardee is every inch a soldier.