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Carolina, who was captured in 1779 by a British frigate, while proceeding to Holland on a mission from the Congress. The cases are not parallel. Laurens was captured in an American ship, the ship itself being therefore an enemy's ship, and persons on board of it standing in exactly the same relation to the Government of the captors, that they would have stood had they been taken on land in an enemy's country. Nobody denies that Wilke would have been justifiable in taking Messrs Mason and Slidell, had he found them of board a Confederate vessel. It is said that the dispatches, papers, and drafts of our Commissioners were put in the British mail-bag before the capture, and have thus gone safe to Europe. Mr. Laurens was less fortunate.--He had prepared his papers with lead in such a manner that he thought they would sink when thrown into the sea. Unfortunately they floated, and were picked up by the British. The discovery, through them, of a good understanding between Holland and t
Rumored Interference of Lord Lyons. A rumor was extensively circulated yesterday that Lord Lyons, the British Minister at Washington, had demanded that Messrs. Mason and Slidell be forthwith released and allowed to proceed to their destination in Europe ; that Secretary Seward had peremptorily refused compliance, and that, in consequence, Lord Lyons had demanded his passports. We notice the rumor merely for the purpose of saying that we could trace it to no reliable source.