--The Mesills Times,
of Sept. 26, has, from a reliable source, the following intelligence in regard to New Mexican affairs, &c.:
J. S. Watts
had returned from the States with an order countermanding the removal of the regular force from the department of New Mexico.
It is reported that the regular troops now being withdrawn from Utah
are ordered to New Mexico
Also, that Jenison
and Jim Lane, with three regiments of Kansas
volunteers, will reinforce the troops in that Territory.
It is also reported that General Sumner
, of California
, is to invade Arizona
via Guaymas, with 15,000 troops, and then pass on to San Antonio, Texas
All letters for Arizona
are opened in Santa Fe
, and are sent to Washington
, including private and family correspondence.
There is one regiment of volunteers at Fort Union, and seven companies of regulars.--James Giddings
, and a number of other Americans
residing in that vicinity, are held as prisoners.
There are three companies of troops at Limitar
, 40 miles above Fort Craig
; one company at La Mosa, on the Rio Grande
, 40 miles be low Fort Craig
: three companies of regulars are at the old mission near Manzano, and-two companies in garrison, and three other companies camped near Fort Creig; making, in all 12 companies in the vicinity.
, of the volunteers, made a public speech at Albuquerque
, in which he said he hoped the regulars would be withdrawn from the Territory
, that he might show the Texans
hat he could do; but it is generally believed that most of the Mexicans have no desire to see Texans, and complain that they only enlisted to fight Indians
Money is scarce, and many of the regulars have not been paid for 18 months. The volunteers have not been paid off.
has proved himself a strong Abolitionist.
He says he will stop Southern men talking in New Mexico
He has a son fighting with Ben McCulloch
, who resigned the position of Surveyor General
of the Territory
about a year ago, is in prison, closely confined and watched.
He is charged with treason General W. C. Jones
, of Arizona
, is soon to be tried on a similar charge.