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Latest war movements.Northern accounts. From late Northern papers received at this office we make up the following summary of news: Official information relative to the Privateer Sumter. Washington, August 23. --The State Department has received a letter from the United States Consul at Curacoa, dated August 7th, in which he says that, according to the statement of the runaway seaman, an Englishman named Old, from the Privateer Sumter, she was not allowed to enter the port of Ciennuegos de Cuba, but was ordered to anchor below the fort. Her prizes, however, six in number, went into the port. The Sumter, after coaling, proceeded to see immediately, supposing some of our men-of-war were in pursuit of her. She subsequently captured two American vessels, both loaded with provisions. One of them, named Jos. Maxwell, off Puerto Cabello. She was seen on the 21 instant in the vicinity of Mattanani, on the coast of Venezuela, proceeding to the windward, and it was sup