correspondent of the Charleston Mercury
has the following in regard to the Foreign Ambassadors
"They will, it is said on good authority,
declare a blockade of the Southern
ports — whereupon Seward
had a very sharp talk.
The latter told the former: 'Well, air, England
wants the cotton of the South
, and will have it.'Mercier
(Envoy from France
,) also had quite a quarrel with the Secretary of State
, and it was supposed that the Cabinet
would dismiss him for his course.
"So far as I can judge, the Corps Diplomatic
are with us, and laugh at the weakness of the vulgar, disconcerted Cabinet, who are holding on to their places in daily expectation of being driven away"