The Withdrawal of the American Minister from Peru.
--The news from Peru
is particularly important.
, our Minister, having, pursuant to instructions from Washington
, demanded his passports and retired from Lima
in consequence of the Peruvian Government
— that is to say, President Castilla
--having refused to abide by the decision of President Buchanan
or to adopt the proposition of Mr. Clay
, that a sum of money should be placed in the hands of a mixed commission before the claims of the injured parties were examined.
claims that Chile
sustain the decision of her own courts in the condemnation of the Lizzie Thompson
, and insists that the United States
, being an interested party, cannot decide the controversy, but should select some friendly third Power as arbitrator, to whose decision she (Peru
) will bow. Mr. Clay
was expected at Panama
on the 20th inst.