Our Foreign relations.
--Dispatches from Mr. Clay
, our Minister to Peru
, inform the Secretary of State
that the government of Peru
had rejected the ultimatum of the United States
for the settlement of the claims against that country, and that he had demanded his passports and would leave at once for the United States
On the 10th, the day the steamer left for Panama
, the demand had not been complied with.
Advices from the flag officer
of the Pacific squadron gives all the facts in relation to the arrest of two naval officers at Panama
, from which it appears that the officers were to blame in refusing to answer the challenge of the sentries on duty.
Dispatches from our minister to China
state that all claims of the United States
, extending from 1840 to 1857, have been fully discharged under Mr. Reid
's commercial convention of 1858.
The Governor General
speaks in the highest terms of the Americans
, and of his desire to continue friendly relations with this country.