Additional foreign News by the North American.
Farther Point, Tuesday, May 7th.
--The steamship Kangaroo
, from New York, arrived at Queenstown
on the 26th, and proceeded to Liverpool
The steamship Great Eastern
has been seized upon a writ of execution served by Scott Russell
Liverpool Cotton Market.
--The Brokers' Circular reports: The sales of the week have been 80,000 bales, including 12,000 to speculators, and 12,000 to exporters.
The market is active, and all qualities have advanced partially ½d, chiefly on the good staples, which are scarce.
The sales of Friday reached 20,000 bales, of which speculators and exporters took 10,000 bales.
The advices from America
, per Nova Scotia
and Kangaroo, containing the news of the hostilities at Charleston
, caused an unsettled and excited market, with a further advance of ½d, per lb. on all descriptions, while holders demanded an advance of ¼d. The following are the authorized quotations:--New Orleans fair 8½d. middling 7 5/8d. Mobile
fair 8d. middling 7 7-16; Upland fair 7 7/8d. middling 7 7/8d.
The total stock of cotton, of all descriptions, in port, amounts to 953,000 bales, including 777,000 bales of American.
Messrs. James Hewett
call the week's advances, including that of to-day (Friday,) as 3-16d. a ¼d., and quote Mobile
middlings at 7½d. a 7 5/8d.; Middling Orleans
--The advices from Manchester
show a firm market for goods and yarns, and holders demand an advance.
Liverpool Breadstuffs Market.
--The breadstuffs market was dull, the news from America
not having any effect.
Liverpool Provision Market.
--The market for provisions was steady.
London Money Market
--Friday Afternoon. Consols closed at 91¾ a91 7/8 both for money and account.
--The latest sales were, Illinois
Central shares 30 ½ discount; Erie