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Telegraphic Synopsis of Northern news.

Petersburg, August 11
--New York papers of the 8th have been received here.

The Golden Gate, which left San Francisco on the 21st July for Panama, with 230 passengers and $1,114,000 in gold for New York, and $270,000 for England, was burnt at sea on the 27th. One hundred and eighty passengers and all the treasure were lost. The news of the disaster caused a sensation in Wall street.

Hon. A. O. P. Nicholson has been arrested at Columbia, Tenn., and placed in confinement on soldier' fare, by order of Gen. Negley, for sympathizing with the rebellion.

A telegram from St. Josephs, Mo., Aug. 5th, says that the guerrilla leader Quantrell seized a descending steamer Sunday evening, and crossed 1,500 men to this side of the river. The military authorities at Fort Leavenworth, hearing of the capture, not knowing Quantrell's strength, sent one hundred men to intercept him all of whom O. captured, and marched on, capturing Liberty. Col. Ponwick had previously evacuated Liberty, escaping with his command to Kentucky. Q. also captured Burksville. He expresses a determination to march to the banks of the Ohio.

The Arabia with Liverpool dates to the 27th, one week later, has arrived. Her news is unimportant.

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