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Three days later from Europe.
$600,000 in specie on Freight.

St. Johns, N. F.,Dec. 21.
--The steamship Fulton, from Southampton on the 12th inst., arrived off Cape Race at 5 o'clock this morning, where she was intercepted by the news yacht of the Associated Press. Her advices are three days later than those received by the Persia, at New York.

The steamship Canada, from Boston, arrived at Liverpool on the 9th inst. The steamship City of Baltimore, from New York, arrived at Queenstown on the evening of the 11th inst.

The Fulton has 500 tons of merchandize, $600,000 in specie, and 198 passengers.

The Fulton reports, Dec. 14, lat. 56.30, ton, 11.10, passed ship Montebello, bound East.

France had granted an amnesty to the French journals for previous infractions of the Press law.

King Victor Emanuel returned to Naples on the 7th inst., and would remain there a fortnight.

The Sardinians would await the fall of Gaeta before summoning the citadel of Messina to surrender. In case of refusal they would besiege it.

Agitations prevailed in the Danubian Principalities and at Pesth.

The Austrian Ministerial crisis was over.

Peking surrendered to the Allies on the 13th of October, and yielded to all their demands. The Emperor's summer palace was sacked, and an enormous amount of spoils taken.--The Emperor and the Tartar army had all fled. Nothing was to be seen of the enemy at Peking. The Allied forces will winter at Peking. They were encamped on the walls, and were all in good health. Cols. Parkes and Lock, and thirteen soldiers, had been released. But little hope was felt for the return of Cols. Brabazon and Bowlby, and other French officers, who were missing. Norman Anderson had died of brutal treatment.

A new and distinct rebellion was reported at Shanghai.

Batavian affairs were improving.

In the London Stock Market American Railway Securities were flat.


Latest news.

Southampton, Wednesday, Dec. 12
--The City of Manchester sailed to-day from Liverpool for New York, with about $38,000 in specie.


Still later.

St. Johns, Dec. 21
--The steamship City of Manchester, from Liverpool on the 10th inst., has arrived. The political news is unimportant.


Commercial.

Cotton — Sales on Wednesday of 10,000 bales, of which speculators and exporters took 3,000 bales, the market closing quiet, but steady.

Breadstuffs firm, with an advancing tendency.--Provisions dull

Consols 92 3/8 @ 93¾.

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