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Arrival of a flag of truce.later from the North.important from Europe. England cannot recognize the independence of the South unless it be obtained by peaceful negotiation or force of arms. Norfolk, Feb. 25. --A flag of truce from Fortress Monroe to-day brings Norther a papers to the 24th inst. A number of ladies and gentlemen, destined for different portions of the South, arrived. The Northern papers contain no news of interest or importance from the army of thelse. It says that the submission of the South and the future Union is impossible. Funds at London were firmer, and had advanced a fraction. Consuls closed at 96: No Liverpool cotton market reported. [second Dispatch.] Norfolk Feb. 25. --The sales of cotton at Liverpool on the 8th inst. were 6,000 bales, of which 2,000 were taken by speculators and exporters. The market was firmer, but quotations were unchanged. Sales or cotton at Havre, for the week, were 5,500.
. 24. --The latest advices from Nashville state that the Federal troops have not yet occupied that place. Scouts from Gen. Buell's Federal army have appeared on the north side of the Cumberland river, and it is supposed their appearance is preparatory of an advance of their main column. Generals Price and McCulloch are both preparing for a battle — the former this side of Fayetteville, and the latter at Boston Mountain, with cavalry. It is reported that nine Federal gunboats and fifteen transports were seen on Sunday evening at Mayfield. No immediate action is expected, [second Dispatch.] Memphis, Feb. 25. --The town of Fayetteville, Ark., has been burnt to the ground by the order of Gen. McCulloch. The military stores were first burnt. The Confederate army at Boston Mountain are preparing for battle. Late advices from Knoxville state that the Confederates at Cumberland Gap expect an early engagement. The Federal are frequently in sight.
The burned Bridge at Lynchburg. Lynchburg, Feb. 25. --The portion of the bridge which was destroyed yesterday afternoon was accidentally set on fire by coals which fell from the locomotive which passed over a few minutes before the fire was discovered. Two spans of the bridge only were burnt. The bridge connected the island, upon which the South-Side depot is situated, with the Virginia and Tennessee depot. The accidental burning will prevent for some time the running of the South-Side cars into the city, but will not materially inconvenience travel, as the close connection of the two roads is the only present difficulty.
Communication with Fort Pulaski cut off. Augusta, Feb. 25. --The Savannah Republican, of this morning, says that communication with Fort Pulaski has been effectually closed by the Federal, who have erected three batteries for heavy guns at commanding points.