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Charles Sumner's late speech. --We have before us the New York Herald, of the 11th, in which is published the speech of Charles Sumner at the Cooper Institute, on the foreign relations of the United States. He is the chairman of the Committee of Foreign Relations in the Yankee Senate, and what he says is, on that account, entitled to notice. The speech is the longest of which we have any account, except that of Benton against Kearney. It occupies seventeen closely printed columns of the Herald, and contains — so says the Herald--about seventy thousand words. It is, therefore, three times as long as the 9th volume of "Napoleon's Memoirs," which is a narrative of the "reign of one hundred days," beginning with the landing from Elba and ending with the battle of Waterloo. We are pleased to see that Sumner entertains very grave apprehensions of France and England on the score of recognition. We have merely dipped into the speech, but we can see that much. He abuses the Sou