Good effect of American news in Europe.
our independence to be recognized in February, if not Sooner.
&c, &c., &c.
[Special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]
Norfolk, Va., Jan. 26.
--Two passengers came over under the flag of truce to-day, namely: Lieut. J. J. Whitehurst
, of Washington, N. C.
, and Lieut. Wool
, formerly of the U. S. Navy.
The New York Herald
, of the 24th, has been received here.
The steamer ocean, arrived off Cape Race
, on the 23d inst., is at the port of New York, with European
dates up to the 9th inst. The news in Liverpool
of the solution of the Trent
difficulty produced a good effect upon the markets.
Consols rose one and one-eighth and cotton one cent.
The political effect of this setlement is not noted.
The Confederate steamer Sumter
had arrived at Cadiz
to refit, after having captured three Yankee vessels.
The U. S. Consul at Cadiz
protested against allowing the Sumter
to enter the port, but the Spanish
authorities decided that if the prisoners she had captured were delivered into the custody of Spain
, the steamer should be sheltered.
This was accordingly done by the gallant commander of the Sumter
; and with colors flying his vessel was brought into port.
The steamer Nashville
is reported to be nearly ready for sea.
is very ill.
the people have been greatly alramed on account of a violent earthquake.
Nothing of interest has been received from France
The London Herald,
says that even if the Mason-Slidell
affair is amicably settled, both England
have sufficient inducements on commercial grounds to recognize the well-earned independence of the Confederate Government, and that unless such a step is manfully taken by the British
ministers, and that at once, the independence of the South
will certainly be immediately recognized by the British Parliarment
on reassembling next February, the sixth.
An express to New York sets forth that it is utterly impossible for the Yankee
army of the Potomac to advance under Ninety days.
The storm so long prevalling over Northern financial troubles is still of the greatest interest, and not even the brilliant reports of the Somerset
victory have the effect of bringing tranquility to the disturbed condition of money circles.