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The blockade --A letter to the Portsmouth Transcript, dated Carolina City, August 25th, furnishes the General interesting item: yesterday evening, I saw a vessel at on with a telescope, found from her flag that she was an Englishman.-- received in port the same night. She was and loaded with lead, quick- iron, salt and dry goods. I heard to-day the pitch had received instruction to step a sharp lookout, as a large English frigate, with several merchantmen, were expected here."
Important developments from the Carpets Bag of a spy — Russell, of the London Times, alluding the rebels.[from the New York Harald Aug. 25.] Our readers will recollect that on the 14th inst. Robert Muir — who had previously registered his name at the Brevcort House as "Mr. Millan" --was arrested on board the steamer Africa, just as she was about leaving her wharf in Jersey City for Liverpool. He was the bearer of a very large number of letters from persons in the South directed to various parts of Europe. His violent denunciation of our own Government, and his confident assertions that the Southern Confederacy would soon be recognized, made during his short stay in this city, attracted attention and led to his arrest. He is now imprisoned at Fort Lafayette. Among the papers found upon Muir was a letter bearing date at Charleston, August 3d, signed by Morris Seligman. The writer says that he knows pretty well what is unknown to the public; that he writes the commercial r
e part in the blockade. The twenty-three Confederate prisoners will be sent to Norfolk before Tuesday. Later.--the Naval expedition. Fortress Monroe, Aug. 25. --The formidable preparations for the naval expedition from Old Point are about completed. Notwithstanding rumors, its destination is kept a profound secr they are throwing up fortifications. The arrest at Philadelphia. The following circumstance has been briefly announced by telegraph: Philadelphia, Aug. 25.--Samuel Eakin was arrested here yesterday as a Southern agent. He is connected with Mr. Sloat, now engaged at Richmond in altering arms for the Confederates. Hby mistake, but without doing any damage. The design of the Secessionists was to take ex-Governor Thomas prisoner. Various Federal telegrams. Washington, Aug. 25. --Minister Pike, in his dispatch from the Hague, referring to the Bull Run affair, says: "In my judgment this reverse will not especially prejudice our cau