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Later from Europe.
arrival of the Africa.

New York, March 31.
--The steamship Africa, from Liverpool 16th inst., via Queens- town 17th, arrived last night. She brings £84,000 sterling in specie. Bullion in the Rank of England had increased £250,000.

The Duchess of Kent (the Queen's mother,) is dangerously ill.

The London Times ridicules the idea of the Confederate States effecting a loan, after Mississippi's repudiation.

Commercial.

Liverpool, March 16th. --Cotton — Sales of the week 58,000 bales, including 9,500 to speculators, and 11,000 to exporters. The market opened slightly lower, but subsequently recovered under Ameri- can advices, and closed firm at last week's quotations. The estimated sales of Friday were 15,000 bales, including 7,000 for speculation and export.

Liverpool, March 17.--The estimated sales yesterday were 25,000 bales, including 8,000 for specula- tion and export; stock in port 907,000 bales, of which 750,000 are American. Hewitt's circular reports the market as closing buoyant, and fully 1/2 higher. Flour quiet and steady. Wheat firm. Corn a shade higher. Sugar buoyant. Breadstuffs firm, and prices generally unchanged. Provisions generally quiet. Consols 92@92 1/2.

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