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rd to go to war with us," exclaimed Bennett; "we would confiscate nine hundred millions of British property in shipping, stock, &c., in the United States; we can spare six thousand ships for privateers, and arm them and send them over the ocean to sweep her commerce from the deep; and she will lose Canada, her West India possessions and inland. In the event of England, in her folly, declaring war against the United States, the annexation of the British North American possessions, to which Mr. Seward looked forward in his speeches made before the present administration came into office, will inevitably follow. Between Vermont and Minnesota we can pour a hundred and fifty thousand troops into Canada in a week, and overrun the province in three weeks more. It would take a longer time to capture the citadel of Quebec, but still time would do the work. In this invasion we would be aided by a large portion of the inhabitants, two-thirds of whom are in favor of annexation to the the Unite
ast letter of Dr. Russell.--How handy all that will be, and how easy the transition of the English, French, and Spanish fleets from Mexican to American waters. Mr. Seward was but too well in spired when he asked for increased fortifications along the coasts. England evidently means war, and has meant it all along. She has wumed that the English Government does not share the insane presumption of the people. "We should not be greatly surprised if it should prove after all that Mr. Seward has got the start of them, and has actually sent explanations and all due apologies on this subject long before any demand for redress was made. And the extrao Post, of the 24th inst., says: A private letter from well advised sources at Washington represent that certain interviews took place between Lord Lyons and Seward immediately after the Trent affair, and that their respective letters to London at that time were based on a disavowal of any knowledge on the part of our governm
Bishop Hughes's mission — no advance this winter. Nashville, Dec. 27. --The Louisville Journal, of the 18th instant, states, upon what it says is very good authority, that Secretary Seward has really given to Bishop Hughes the secret mission to Spain. The Cincinnati Enquirer, of the 18th inst, reports upon direct information from Washington, that there will be no advance from the Potomac until next spring, and that no general engagement will take place this winter, unless brought on by Gen. Beauregard.