New York, Dec. 19
mail steamship Scot
is, from Liverpool
on the 6th inst, arrived at this port this morning
newspapers advance nothing new on American affairs.
The Paris Moniteur,
in a quast
official form, alludes to the presence of a French squadron at New Orleans, which is represented to have greatly elated the disaffected population.
The London Globe
thinks that the situation of America
promises striking results soon.
thinks the Democratic
successes have rendered the Government
desperate instead of daunting it; and it looks upon the last advices as the worst yet, indicating that the propagation of a servile war is about to commence.
, in a letter to Professor Newman
, denies that he has expressed any sympathy with the Southern
cause or passed an eulogium on Jeff. Davis
He has thought it out of his province to praise or blame in-such a complicated question.--He claims to be ‘"a much better friend of the Northern Americans
than those who encourage them to persevere in their hopeless and destructive enterprise."’
The French Government has concluded contracts for the supply of the army in Mexico
for two years from which a prolonged occupation of that country is inferred.
The cotton famine distress in France
was increasing in severity.
The Paris Bourse was heavy at 75!.
question remains unchanged.
It is rumored that some of the Greeks will ask for the son of Lord Derby, in case they fail to obtain Prince Alfred as King
It was rumored that Signor Pasolini
was trying to form an Italian Ministry.
A squadron of lancers recently mutinied at Petersburg
The steamers New York
and Nova Scotia
arrived at Liverpool
on the 5th inst.
The last steamer from Europe
brings us intelligence of the death, at Torquay
, in Devonshire
, of Jas. Sheridan Knowles
. Mr. Knowles
was born in Cork, in the year 1784, and received the name of Sheridan
in consequence of his connection with the family, which has been rendered Illustrious by the varied talents both of its male and female branches.